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There is real need for a modern textbook on genetic factors in clinical medicine. A group of German authors is now presenting the first volume of a five-volume "short handbook" on human genetics. In over 600 pages six authors cover genetic diseases of skeleton and teeth, including problems of growth and congenital malformations. The treatment is extensive and can be used as an excellent survey of the literature. Emphasis is on comprehensive clinical, radiologic, and pathologic description of diseases and syndromes. The chapter by Lenz on anomalies of body growth and shape is particularly useful clinically in the differential diagnosis
Humangenetik. Ein kurzes Handbuch in fünf Bänden.. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:821. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-821_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):821.
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