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Dermatology

Dermatology This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This softbound pocket book (2 × 12 × 19 cm!) is a most remarkable bargain for students and nondermatologists in all medical fields. The translation from the German, by Dora Wirth, is as smooth and fluent as if it had been finely polished by the junior author, which of course it may have been. The text is amazingly inclusive and is a shining example of the traditional German talent for orderly organization of material. A few rare disorders, such as lymphomatoid papulosis, granulomatosis, and transient acantholytic dermatosis, have been omitted, but nine diseases are included in the section on bullous dermatoses, almost as many as in the text by Rook, and the differential diagnoses of them runs to 20. The numerous illustrations are almost uniformly of excellent quality; I found none that would warrant a serious complaint. Perhaps the illustration of smallpox should be replaced, since it shows striking (and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Dermatology

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This softbound pocket book (2 × 12 × 19 cm!) is a most remarkable bargain for students and nondermatologists in all medical fields. The translation from the German, by Dora Wirth, is as smooth and fluent as if it had been finely polished by the junior author, which of course it may have been. The text is amazingly inclusive and is a shining...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1981 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1981.01650090084039
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This softbound pocket book (2 × 12 × 19 cm!) is a most remarkable bargain for students and nondermatologists in all medical fields. The translation from the German, by Dora Wirth, is as smooth and fluent as if it had been finely polished by the junior author, which of course it may have been. The text is amazingly inclusive and is a shining example of the traditional German talent for orderly organization of material. A few rare disorders, such as lymphomatoid papulosis, granulomatosis, and transient acantholytic dermatosis, have been omitted, but nine diseases are included in the section on bullous dermatoses, almost as many as in the text by Rook, and the differential diagnoses of them runs to 20. The numerous illustrations are almost uniformly of excellent quality; I found none that would warrant a serious complaint. Perhaps the illustration of smallpox should be replaced, since it shows striking (and

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1981

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