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An Introduction to Dermatology.

An Introduction to Dermatology. This edition has been largely rewritten, but by deleting references to rare conditions the author has avoided adding more than a few pages. As the title indicates, it is an introduction to dermatology rather than a reference work. There are a few references to the literature in the body of the text but otherwise no bibliography. The descriptions of the various disorders are very short and not always adequate. For example, under the title of pityriasis rubra a short description is given of the Wilson-Brocq type of secondary dermatitis exfoliativa, with no mention of the Hebra-Jadassohn idiopathic type, which differs in many essentials from the secondary type, and which is generally known as pityriasis rubra. Moreover, the illustration accompanying the description is obviously that of the secondary type. As the work represents a collection of lectures delivered at the University of Edinburgh, it is highly personal and subjective, which is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

An Introduction to Dermatology.

JAMA , Volume 85 (12) – Sep 19, 1925

An Introduction to Dermatology.

Abstract


This edition has been largely rewritten, but by deleting references to rare conditions the author has avoided adding more than a few pages. As the title indicates, it is an introduction to dermatology rather than a reference work. There are a few references to the literature in the body of the text but otherwise no bibliography. The descriptions of the various disorders are very short and not always adequate. For example, under the title of pityriasis rubra a short description is...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1925 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1925.02670120062033
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Abstract

This edition has been largely rewritten, but by deleting references to rare conditions the author has avoided adding more than a few pages. As the title indicates, it is an introduction to dermatology rather than a reference work. There are a few references to the literature in the body of the text but otherwise no bibliography. The descriptions of the various disorders are very short and not always adequate. For example, under the title of pityriasis rubra a short description is given of the Wilson-Brocq type of secondary dermatitis exfoliativa, with no mention of the Hebra-Jadassohn idiopathic type, which differs in many essentials from the secondary type, and which is generally known as pityriasis rubra. Moreover, the illustration accompanying the description is obviously that of the secondary type. As the work represents a collection of lectures delivered at the University of Edinburgh, it is highly personal and subjective, which is

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Published: Sep 19, 1925

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