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October 1942


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1942;46(4):534-540. doi:10.1001/archderm.1942.01500160068008

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This report is partly in the nature of a book review and partly a discussion of the work of the committee which wrote the section on diseases of the skin. The third edition of the book in question is entitled "Standard Nomenclature of Disease and Standard Nomenclature of Operations." It has been completely revised and published by the American Medical Association.

The present volume is the result of many months of hard work by leaders in various fields of medicine, but the chief credit is due to the untiring efforts of the editor, Dr. Edwin P. Jordan. Before mentioning the names of those who wrote the dermatologic section of the present volume, I should like to pay tribute to the late Dr. Sigmund Pollitzer, who acted as chairman of the original committee on cutaneous diseases. Other members of the committee included Dr. H. B. Logie, Dr. Samuel M. Peck and

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