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February 1938

Lehrbuch und Atlas der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1938;37(2):371. doi:10.1001/archderm.1938.01480080204024

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Abstract

The work of Zieler consists of two volumes, one an atlas and the other an illustrated textbook. The atlas contains 378 colored illustrations, many of which are from Jacobi's atlas. They are well chosen and most beautifully reproduced. In this fourth edition there are 38 new colored illustrations. The volume containing the text has 130 black and white drawings of histologic slides by Freytag, which constitute perhaps the most valuable feature of the book. To syphilis are devoted 179 pages, and to gonorrhea, 70 pages. Ulcus molle is adequately described, although lymphogranuloma venereum is allotted only 2 pages. The new edition contains new material on the physiologic characteristics of the skin and on allergy, eczema, toxicoderma (especially occupational disease), purpura and fungous infections of the skin. A revision has been made of some of the sections on syphilis, and an excellent discussion on immunity, on syphilis of special organs and

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