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January 1948


Arch Otolaryngol. 1948;47(1):110-111. doi:10.1001/archotol.1948.00690030117014

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Dr. Moench, an internist, presents a book on the important subject of "Headache." It consists of a summary of researches bearing on this subject, notably those of Wolff and co-workers, Riley, von Storch, Lennox, Horton and others. All of these were incorporated along with the experiences of the author.

There are 10 chapters as follows: I. Pathologic Anatomy and Physiology of Headache. II. Headaches from Intracranial Pathology, Spinal Puncture and Ventriculography. III. Cranial Nerve Neuralgias. IV. Headache of Ocular Origin. V. Headache of Nasal Origin. VI. Headache from Pathology in the Neck. VII. Headache from Systemic Disorders. VIII. Histamine Headaches. IX. Migraine. X. Headache of Emotional Origin. Finally there is an index.

The book consists of 207 pages, with 58 figures and 8 tables. The entire text is clearly written and is informative. The figures are drawings and schemata which supplement the text matter. The tables serve to simplify the

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