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January 1957

Clinical Selections in Dermatology and Mycology

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Edited by Frederick Rehm Schmidt, M.D. Price, $10.50. Pp. 505. Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield, Ill., 1956.

AMA Arch Derm. 1957;75(1):158. doi:10.1001/archderm.1957.01550130160032

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Abstract

This book consists of a collection of articles written by contributors from different countries in the Americas. It is neither a textbook nor a symposium nor is it a "long-been-in-need-of" type of book. Dr. Schmidt's purpose apparently was to demonstrate that despite the many variations in behavior of skin diseases in different localities due to factors such as weather and mode of living, there is nevertheless basically a unity of thought with respect to them. Differing opinions were emphasized, according to the editor, and the result is an unevenness in the book, the articles ranging in quality from the excellent, some with interesting original ideas, to the banal.

The lead articles deal with the role of vasospasm in disease, and the list of cutaneous diseases that, according to the editor, may be helped from treatment with vasodilators includes, among others, pityriasis rosea, herpes simplex and herpes zoster,

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