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March 1960

Dermatologie und Venerologie

AMA Arch Derm. 1960;81(3):498-499. doi:10.1001/archderm.1960.03730030156031

This volume of the new German Handbook considers diseases associated with the appendages of the skin, including acne and rosacea.

The printing, binding, and illustrations maintain the excellency of the previous volumes so far received. One must again remark about the wonderful pictures, which are of portrait value. The photographer and reproducer should be proud of their accomplishments.

Diseases of the sweat glands and disturbances of sweating are covered by G. W. Korting. The review is concise but comprehensive. Due cognizance is given to the American literature on the subject.

The chapter on sebaceous glands and their associated diseases is particularly well covered by W. Braun. It contains much information on acne, which is of value even to a seasoned dermatologist.

Diseases of the hair and scalp were well done by H. C. Friedrich, while P. Pfister covered nail diseases in a very thorough fashion. Treatment of fungus infection of

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