This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
This book is an excellent German translation of the famous French book ``Précis de dermatologie.'' The fifth edition was written by A. Civatte.
In the introduction the morphology of cutaneous lesions is described. In the first half of the book the descriptions of various diseases of the skin are arranged according to the prominent morphologic characteristics of the dermatoses. In the last half the descriptions are arranged according to etiologic factors. A small section on therapy is included at the end of the book.
The description of each disease includes discussion of etiology, morphology, histopathology, various diagnostic signs and therapy. The problems of differential diagnosis are briefly considered and often not mentioned. The references are infrequent, usually brief and often omitted.
The book is well bound; the print is easily readable, and the paper is of good quality. The pictures, which are black and white, are identical with those of
Dermatologie. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;61(3):537. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530100181037
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.