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December 1929

Progress in Otolaryngology: A Summary of the Bibliographic Material Available in the Field of Otolaryngology: INTRADURAL CONDITIONS IN RELATION TO RHINOLOGY AND OTOLOGY

Author Affiliations

NEWARK, N. J.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;10(6):636-686. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620090078007
Abstract

I. ADVANCES IN THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE ANATO-PHYSIOLOGY OF NERVOUS TISSUE IN RELATION TO THE NOSE AND EAR

This year's otologic literature is characterized by the large number of the cases reported and the high grade of the literary style employed and by the lack of new facts or ideas. It is chiefly in the domain of anatomy, physiology and neuropathology that real progress is apparent.

"NEUROBIOTAXIS (A PHYSICAL LAW IN THE STRUCTURE OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM)"1

The structures in the central nervous system are arranged according to the impulses that pass through them. Proximity or junction of central nerve fibers occurs in those structures the peripheral fibers of which are often stimulated at the same time, their function being thus simultaneously excited.

Cutaneous Innervation of the Head.—The skin of the head receives its sensory supply from several nerve roots, especially the fifth and the upper cervical

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