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October 1951

Nasal Sinuses: An Anatomic and Clinical Consideration.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1951;54(4):465. doi:10.1001/archotol.1951.03750100127017

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The new edition appearing ten years after the appearance of the first edition mirrors the great strides that have been made in the considerations of the nasal sinuses. Progress is predominately evident in our increased knowledge of physiology, allergy, and the introduction of new antibiotics and other remedial agents. The subject matter is presented in the following chapter sequence: (1) histopathology, (2) nasal physiology, (3) acute nasal infection, (4) maxillary sinus, (5) frontal sinus, (6) ethmoid sinus, (7) sphenoid sinus, (8) sinus disease in children, (9) allergy, (10) tumors, (11) complications, (12) relation of sinuses to other conditions, and (13) general therapeutic measures. There is both a subject and an author index completing the book.

Otorhinologists and general practitioners will find the book of value in their everyday practice and the student will find it a basic source of knowledge and a valuable addition to his library because Van Alyea

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