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This short monograph, which has been written for the practicing internist, is divided into two parts—a short section dealing with basic knowledge of connective tissue and a relatively much longer section concerned with the clinical aspects of connective tissue or "collagen" disease.
Little good is accomplished by the introductory chapters on the structure of connective tissue and the influence of the endocrine glands. Although well-intentioned, these are much too brief and consist of little more than a confusing miscellany of observations of widely varying significance.
When the author turns to clinical matters, however, he rests on much firmer ground. Here
Connective Tissue Disorders.. Ann Intern Med. ;59:415–416. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-3-415_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(3):415-416.
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