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April 1936

Klinik und Therapie der allergischen Krankheiten

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1936;33(4):777. doi:10.1001/archderm.1936.01470100174026

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There have been many monographs on "allergic diseases" in the German language but thus far no textbook on the subject. The present work is intended to supply this want, and the material on which it is based has been collected during the past fifteen years. The book is about evenly divided into two parts, a general and a special section.

With respect to the chapters on diseases of the skin, the reviewer is impressed with the great amount of material which has piled up in recent years in relation to allergy and immunology and which in this work is well presented.

Urbach's references to the literature (and especially to American publications) are up to date and remarkably comprehensive in their scope. The work contains a great amount of original investigative and experimental data. Controversial matter, for example, the question of sensitization to iodides in Duhring's disease, receives generous consideration; Urbach

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