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February 1958

Oral Medicine.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1958;67(2):253. doi:10.1001/archotol.1958.00730010259022

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This third edition has brought up to date an excellent book which correlates oral diseases with systemic diseases. Its intent is to bring into closer relation the dentist and the physician by presenting many medical conditions which may have local manifestations involving the mouth and teeth.

The first section deals with general problems as related to medicine and dentistry and includes history taking. The next section deals with local conditions involving the gingiva. The third section deals with the tongue and dermatologic diseases of dental interest. Section 4 deals with diseases of the organ system, such as respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, urogenital, reproductive, endocrine, blood, bones and joints, nerves and the nervous system. Section 5 deals with nutritional deficiencies. Succeeding sections discuss specific infectious granulomas, focal infection, dental pediatrics, and gerodontics, and occupational hazards. Dr. S. Gordon Castigliano has revised his chapter on oral cancer. Section 10 is concerned with the

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