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September 1987

Diseases of the Ear

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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1987;113(9):1005. doi:10.1001/archotol.1987.01860090103032

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Diseases of the Ear: Clinical and Pathologic Aspects, by Michael Hawke and Anthony Jahn, is a comprehensive photographic atlas of the normal and diseased ear. It is dedicated appropriately to Adam Politzer, the great Viennese otologist, who published the first color atlas of the tympanic membrane in 1865. Hawke and Jahn's book is filled with excellent color reproductions of normal anatomy, clinical pathology, and histopathology, as well as numerous roentgenograms, scanning electron micrographs, and drawings.

The work is divided into five major sections: the pinna, the external auditory canal, the middle ear, the otic capsule, and the inner ear. The emphasis in this book is to provide the reader with a brief description and photographic documentation of ear disease. In many of the diseased states, color photographs of the clinical condition are complemented by color reproductions of the histology and occasional roentgenograms. These complement one another well and help the

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