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This second edition of Stowens' Pediatric Pathology has seen no drastic changes in content from its original printing seven years ago. One principal departure is the addition of many references, unfortunately few recent ones, and the incorporation of titles in the references. These and a few other additions account largely for the 200 new pages. The chapters on newborn pathology and sudden death have been expanded and a chapter on chromosomal errors has been added in which leukemia is treated rather extensively. Other chapters have been subdivided or were expanded and slightly updated. A significant change has been made in the presentation of congenital heart disease. Here numerous excellent diagrams have been added which make the topic much more easily understood. In the discussion of renal pathology new information is presented on congenital diseases, and fine structural details are introduced on nephritis. By and large, however, the content of the