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September 1932


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1932;26(3):591. doi:10.1001/archderm.1932.01450030589021

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As the author states, this book is intended for the student who is making his dermatologic début. It should be successful if Sézary's advice is followed. The book is divided into three parts: (1) the dermatologic diagnosis, (2) the elements of nosology and (3) pathology of the follicles, the glands and the nails.

The connection between dermatology and general medicine is emphasized. The chapter devoted to the analysis of the characters of a dermatosis is well prepared. It includes the site, number of lesions, form, dimensions, mode of limitation, color, surface, base, characters of the liquid collections or products of secretion, disturbances of sensibility, adenopathy, evolution, methodical scratching (Brocq), vitropression, odor and examination of the mucous membranes. The illustrations are well chosen and represent some of the more characteristic cutaneous lesions. This book fulfils most satisfactorily the purpose for which it was written, and it can be heartily recommended as

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