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October 1980

Advanced Exercises in Diagnostic Radiology: Ear, Nose, and Throat Radiology

Arch Otolaryngol. 1980;106(10):656. doi:10.1001/archotol.1980.00790340064022

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This easy-reading, affordable, light-weight publication clearly achieves the authors' aims—to update the reader's information base and to stimulate him to read further in the oft-slighted field of head and neck radiology. As a book on diagnostic exercises, it also fulfills the reader's expectations.

The book makes no pretext of simulating a text; rather, it is an exercise-directed publication in which the reader is challenged (often to identify the radiographic signs) through three major sections (temporal bone; nose, paranasal sinuses, and facial bones; and pharynx, larynx, and trachea). The publication encompasses 16 individual chapters in which a representative variety of case material, briefly presented (with a little tongue-in-cheek humor) is followed by diagnostic radiographs (including some comtemporary computerized tomographic material) and clinical-radiologic-pathologic key points, or summary "pearls."

Although titled "advanced exercises," the written and graphic material presented in the 174 pages is straightforward and well directed. Residents and practitioners in both

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