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January 1936

Das supra-vestibuläre System bei den Tieren und beim Menschen, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Klinik der Blicklähmungen, der sogen. Stirnhirnataxie, der Zwangsstellungen under der Zwangsbewegungen.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1936;23(1):135. doi:10.1001/archotol.1936.00640040142016

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This is in many ways an encyclopedic production. It is remarkable not only for its scope but for the fact that Muskens has done an almost superhuman piece of work. It represents, one would imagine, almost a lifetime of research in the field of the anatomy and pathology of the vestibular apparatus and the central nervous system. The book is one which does not lend itself well to review, for to describe the contents adequately would require a small volume in itself. Every phase of the supravestibular system in man and certain animals is discussed, the result of experimental work detailed and the data still further elucidated by means of eight tables and forty-eight illustrations. This work is not adapted for reading by the average otologist, but is a stupendous and marvelous reference book for those otologists and neurologists who are interested in the details of the vestibular mechanism and

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