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Lymphogranuloma venereum, a practically unknown disease a quarter of a century ago, has become of increasing importance in recent years. A monograph on this subject is, therefore, timely and certainly welcome.
The author since 1925 has had opportunity in Uruguay to study several hundred cases of this disease. He is credited with many original investigations on the subject in which he has become a well known authority.
The book is divided into seventeen chapters, covering the history, geographic distribution, experimental studies, clinical picture, pathologic changes, clinical and pathologic diagnosis and treatment. The most interesting chapters are those in which the author discusses his original observations on the cordlike lymphangitis of the penis and early localized edema of the region, the induratio penis plastica syndrome and the Dupuytren contracture and their relation to lymphogranuloma venereum. He reviews his own cases and those published in Spain, Italy and South American countries in
Paradenolinfitis, enfermedad de Nicolas-Favre linfogranulomatosis venerea. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1941;43(1):217. doi:10.1001/archderm.1941.01490190220022
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