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Many aspects of neurology have seen advancement since the last edition of this book. Among these may be mentioned knowledge in the fields of polyneuritis and neuronitis, thanks mainly to recent studies with BAL and porphyria; the incrimination of the temporal lobe in psychomotor epilepsy and the consequent surgical approach to its treatment; the use of stellate ganglion block and intravenous procaine in the treatment of cerebral thrombosis and embolism; the subjects of poliomyelitis and central nervous system syphilis. The sections on these subjects have therefore been rewritten in the light of newly acquired knowledge.
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A Textbook of Clinical Neurology.. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:1138. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-4-1138_1
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