Medicolegal

1910 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
In this volume are discussed the diseases of muscles, including amyotonia congenita, myasthenia gravis, family periodic paralysis and the neuritic type of progressive muscular atrophy, the trophoneuroses, diseases of the nervous system, nerves, spinal cord and meninges. The advances made in neurology during the past ten years are reflected in the section on diseases of the nervous system. The introduction to neuropathology by Mott and the article on medical ophthalmology by Gowers are new.
more » ... owers are new. Diseases of the cauda equina and of the sympathetic nervous system are also included here. Herpes zoster is classed as a nervous affection. Many changes and additions have been made in the articles on myelitis, paraplegia, caisson disease, Landry's paralysis, ataxia and syphilis. Chronic anterior poliomyelitis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are described under the caption, "Motor Neuron Disease." The neurologist will be pleased with the presentation of his special subject, because everything new up to the time of publication receives a full measure of attention. The typographic and mechanical part of the book is in keep¬ ing with that of previous volumes.
doi:10.1001/jama.1910.04330260073040 fatcat:mbuiyasl5nbcdogmjt4hstiso4