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November 5, 1892

Addresses and Essays.

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By G. Frank Lydston, M.D. Second Edition. Renz and Henry, Louisville, Ky.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(19):564. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420190028007

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In this neat and attractive little volume Dr. Lydston has gathered together some of his late contributions. We had occasion some months ago to review the first edition of these essays, and this, the second edition, comes to us increased by the addition of several late monographs.

The following are the subjects dealt with: Evolution of the local venereal disease, gonorrhœa in women, hypertrophy and hyperplasia consequent upon lesions of the genitalia, aberrant sexual differentiation, a plea for early operation in acute peritonitis, studies of criminal crania, materialism vs. sentiment in the study of crime, the rationale of extension of the spine, tropho-neurosis in the phenomena of syphilis, varicocele, observation on stricture of the urethra, the treatment of syphilis, sexual perversion, urethral and genital neuroses, a case of circinate papulo-erythematous syphilide with psoriasis palmaris syphilitica.

Where there is so much that is good it would seem invidious to single out

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