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This second edition was originally begun by the father and was completed, revised, and brought up to date by the son. It is complete in all present day opinions. It may perhaps be suggested that the various sections of the book should have a greater number of subchapters to facilitate a more ready reference. However, each subject considered is clearly presented and well illustrated from the anatomic, pathologic, and x-ray standpoint to assist in the ready interpretations of the subject discussed. In addition, there are numerous case reports illustrating the various conditions. Therapy is concisely presented, and the indications for surgery and the surgical procedures are simply and clearly described and well amplified by illustrations indicating the various stages of these surgical procedures. Throughout the book the illustrations are excellent, many of them amplified in color. There is also a complete index. This book is an excellent reference book for