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May 1956

Pathology Seminars.

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Edited by Robert S. Haukohl, M.D., and W. A. D. Anderson, M.D., with contributions by L. V. Ackerman, M.D.; A. C. Allen, M.D.; Col. J. E. Ash, M.D.; A. P. Stout, M.D., and R. A. Willis, M.D. Price, $10.00. Pp. 195, with 131 illustrations. The C. V. Mosby Company, 3207 Washington Blvd., St. Louis 3, 1955.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1956;97(5):657. doi:10.1001/archinte.1956.00250230153029

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The "slide seminar" has become an increasingly popular and stimulating method of postgraduate teaching in pathology. The participants and discussant study slides and histories of a group of appropriate cases, submit their diagnoses in advance, then discuss the clinical and pathological features in an informal way.

This small book is a collection of "slide seminars" given at Marquette University School of Medicine by various distinguished pathologists. Dr. Ackerman's cases include tumors of the lung, salivary gland, rectum, notochord, breast, and parathyroid. Dr. Allen discusses various lesions of the skin. Dr. Ash chooses cases representing clinical entities in the nose and throat. Dr. Stout's cases are principally soft-tissue tumors, and Dr. Willis discusses a number of interesting tumors.

All of the discussions are of the high quality that might be expected from such an eminent group. The line of reasoning leading to the diagnosis is clearly shown in each case, and

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