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February 1987

Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

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Galveston, Tex

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1987;113(2):210. doi:10.1001/archotol.1987.01860020102024

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Volume 2 of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery is a continuation of volume 1 and is subdivided by anatomic sites. The first unit, unit 5, covers salivary gland diseases in nine chapters. Unit 6 covers the oral cavity, oropharynx, and nasopharynx in 24 chapters, and the last unit, unit 7, covers the neck in ten chapters. Each unit is further subdivided into four sections: basic science, diagnostic assessment, clinical entities, and special considerations. Anatomy and physiology are discussed in the first two chapters of each unit except unit 7, in which neck anatomy alone is discussed in the first chapter.

The text has 764 pages (numbered 961 to 1725) and 43 chapters filled with numerous line drawings, black-and-white photographs, tables, and, occasionally, color plates. The index is impressive: 102 pages, covering all four volumes. The book has high-quality pages and is well bound, and the handsome cover is dark blue with

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