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The content of tropical medicine depends largely on whether one is living in or out of the tropical world. Within it, the clinical problems are little different from those elsewhere, and the overwhelming health problems are those common to underdeveloped communities of any time and place. From outside, the connotations of tropical disease are parastitic, chronic infective, and exotic. This generality applies also to tropical neurology, as the editor points out in his preface. This collection of papers does not purport to be a treatise on tropical neurology, however defined. Nevertheless, the independent topics do span a wide range, from
Topics on Tropical Neurology.. Ann Intern Med. ;83:748–749. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-5-748_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(5):748-749.
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