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August 1979

Pathology of Peripheral Nerve, vol 9, Major Problems in Pathology

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Department of Pathology University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, IA 52242

Arch Neurol. 1979;36(8):525-526. doi:10.1001/archneur.1979.00500440095031

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Pathology of Peripheral Nerve is a volume from the series Major Problems in Pathology. The authors have provided a textbook that is particularly suited to general and surgical pathologists, but others interested in the study of peripheral nerve disorders will find this a very useful reference work. The book is well organized. There is a logical sequence of chapters, from a presentation of normal structure and artifacts, through techniques used to study nerve and a description of the basic pathologic processes, to presentation of the various disorders. The final chapters provide important information on technical procedures, clinical aspects, and a brief, but relevant, description of how to evaluate a nerve biopsy specimen. References are conveniently grouped in each section of a chapter and a cumulative reference list is provided at the end of the book. The illustrations are of high quality, conveniently located within the text, and are arranged to

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