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This book is an exceedingly interesting report of the proceedings of the congress. It gives the papers and discussions classified under the nine themes of the congress, as follows: (1) new investigations of the functions of the skin; (2) reciprocal relations and antagonisms between the skin and the internal organs; (3) allergy in dermatology and syphilology; (4) metabolic disturbances in cutaneous diseases; (5) effect of external causes on the frequency and form of cutaneous diseases; (6) the filtrable viruses in cutaneous diseases; (7) new results of the investigations of the pathology of tuberculosis; (8) therapy of syphilis; (9) criteria of the sanitation of syphilis.
The various titles indicate the comprehensiveness and fulness of the discussions of these formal themes. Over 400 pages are devoted to this section of the book, and the reports and discussions come from outstanding workers.
The second section is devoted to special papers given in conference