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This book presents a concise description of the pathology of the nervous system and a large collection of representative photographs. The book should be of great value to the student as a supplement to standard pathology textbooks, and to the older physician it should serve as a ready reference to the basic pathology of the nervous system. It is divided into six sections: normal anatomy and congenital anomalies, vascular disease and edema, traumatic injuries, infections, neoplastic diseases, and degenerative diseases.
Each section has two parts: written text and color photographs. The written text makes up only a small portion of the book, but contains a well-organized, concise description of the diseases in each category. There is relatively little discussion or presentation of conflicting hypotheses and practically no bibliography. The first section contains a concise analysis of the relationship of symptoms and signs to lesions and a description of basic pathologic