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March 1960

Enfermedades de la Piel

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By George Clinton Andrews, M.D., F.A.C.P., and Francisco Kerdel-Vegas, M.D. Price, approx. $23. Pp. 1,204 (in 2 volumes), with 829 illustrations. Editorial Bibliografica Argentina, Lavalle 1328, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1959.

AMA Arch Derm. 1960;81(3):499. doi:10.1001/archderm.1960.03730030157032

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The success of the text on Skin Disease by Dr. George C. Andrews, now in its 4th English edition, speaks for itself. For many years it has been one of the standard textbooks constantly used by students, general physicians, and dermatologists. It is a complete, yet handy, text halfway between the small manual and the larger encyclopedic reference book.

In this Spanish edition the authors present not a translation of the fourth English edition but almost an entirely new book. Although basically the successful pattern of the English edition has been kept, every chapter has been revised or rewritten in an effort to keep it up-to-date with the constantly changing trends of our specialty. Since special emphasis has been made in adapting this text to the dermatologic practice in the Spanish speaking countries, the sections dealing with diseases commonly encountered in Latin America are extensive and capably presented. The participation

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