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January 1925

The Principles and Practice of Dermatology

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1925;11(1):143-144. doi:10.1001/archderm.1925.02370010156010

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The new edition of Pusey's "Principles and Practice of Dermatology" is a worthy successor to the preceding editions, which have long since been accorded recognition as standard works. The imprint of the author's individuality that at once secured a distinctive place among textbooks on dermatology for the first edition is equally apparent in this enlarged and revised work. It is evident especially in the much discussed and quoted introductory chapter on eczema, which has been rewritten in part, in the chapter on internal causes of eczema, that on mechanical and physical agents in treatment and in the chapter on epithelioma.

As in former editions, considerable space has been allotted to the principles of dermatology, and the chapters on the anatomy and physiology of the skin, general etiology, pathology, symptomatology and treatment are in effect excellent monographic presentations of these subjects. The chapter on syphilis, comprising about 150 pages, is deserving

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