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By MCALPINE DOUGLAS. , M.D., F.R.C.P., Physician-in-Charge of Department for Nervous Diseases, The Middlesex Hospital, London; COMPSTON NIGEL D.. , M.A., M.D. (Cantab.), M.R.C.P., Assistant Physician, The Royal Free Hospital and Hampstead General Hospital, London; and LUMSDEN CHARLES E.. , M.D. (Aberd.), Sir Henry Head Research Fellow of the Royal Society. 304 pages; 24.5 X 15.5 cm. The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore: . 1955.. Price, $7.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(2):452. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-43-2-452
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This volume is based on the authors' experience in a study of 1,072 patients with multiple sclerosis. Smaller groups of this number were studied more extensively for specific purposes. Their experiences are presented in the light of work done by others so that there is included in this volume a review of most of the data available concerning multiple sclerosis. The material is presented under headings of symptomatology, etiology, laboratory findings, clinical course, differential diagnosis, treatment and pathology. There is, in addition, a section on the related demyelinating diseases in which not only those naturally occurring in man and animals


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