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September 1976

Handbuch der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten: J. Jadassohn

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Springfield, Mass

Arch Dermatol. 1976;112(9):1346. doi:10.1001/archderm.1976.01630330092046

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It was the late Alfred Marchionini's plan to publish supplementary volumes to the original Handbuch der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten (translated, the Handbook of Skin and Venereal Diseases), edited by Joseph Jadassohn between 1927 and 1933. The purpose of these volumes is to make available the latest information in the field. The supplementary volume III/3A deals with benign and malignant tumors of the skin and with the scleroses.

Wodniansky of Vienna gives a presentation of the vast array of benign tumors of the skin including the more recently described entities, such as clear cell acanthoma, eccrine spiradenoma, clear cell hidradenoma, and eccrine poroma. In the chapter on nevus sebaceus, he points out that in his search through the literature he did not find any observation of a true carcinoma with metastases originating from sebaceous glands of a nevus sebaceus.

Reich of Münster, West Germany, is the author of the chapter on

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