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Over a century ago most pathologists were internists and used the methods of anatomic pathology to illuminate clinical problems. Best known for his magisterial Systemic Pathology, Professor Symmers continues this tradition by presenting an assortment of 25 anecdotes, vignettes, and unusual cases that can be studied with pleasure and profit by internists and pathologists alike. The book is a sequel to Curiosa, a similar collection published in 1974.
To dismiss the book as "anecdotal" would be too easy; like every fine teacher Symmers has the gift for selecting the specific case to exemplify a general principle. The science of pathology
Exotica: A Further Miscellany of Clinical and Pathological Experiences.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;101:886. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-6-886_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(6):886.
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