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March 1933

L'oreille et des maladies; l'audition et ses troubles; les organes de l'équilibre.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1933;17(3):446. doi:10.1001/archotol.1933.03570050434015

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The author has undertaken to present in a rather novel manner the diseases of the ear. The novelty consists of a much more exhaustive presentation of the anatomy and physiology of the acoustic portion as well as of the mechanism of equilibrium. He has utilized as his illustrations, for the most part, selected drawings from the outstanding works on anatomy, gross as well as microscopic. He shows an appreciation in his selection of illustrations of those which clarify rather than confuse the reader. The gross anatomy of the temporal bone, as well as the histology of the end-organs in the labyrinth, is so complicated that the details need clarifying by a more or less schematic presentation, and this the author has given admirably. He devotes 158 pages of a total 294 to this presentation of the fundamentals of otology. It would seem apparent to any one who has looked

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