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May 1954

Pediatric Gynecology.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1954;87(5):653-654. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1954.02050090641020

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Knowing of the economic reluctance which characterizes publishers in printing new editions of an established book, this text, with three editions in 12 years, must have warranted this distinction in its popular reception by the medical profession. Although there is a reduction in pages from 380 in the first two editions to 318 pages in third edition, it still retains all of the essential material in more compact form. The section on standards of hormone units and a list of the commercial hormone preparations is deleted, probably because it became cumbersome and easily out of date, but other new material has been included. There is a newly added short outline of the embryology of the female genitalia which is most apropos for the convenience in tracing the many anomalies that later may become pathological clinical entities in the development of the more mature organism. Other sections, as that on vaginitis,

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