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Diseases of the Lymphatic System: Diagnosis and Therapy.

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Edited by Molander David W.. . 340 pages. Springer-Verlag; , New York: , 1983.. $68.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(4):580. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-101-4-580_1
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As knowledge about the physiology of the lymphatic system and immunologic mechanisms has been rapidly accumulating, the practitioner is faced with the double challenge of retaining this information and applying it to clinical practice. This book addresses this complex problem, but succeeds only partially in fulfilling its aims.

The main virtue of the book is to supply a comprehensive and updated review of the Physiopathologic and clinical aspects of some diseases, particularly acute lymphocytic leukemia, Burkitt's lymphoma, and sarcoidosis. Also of interest are the discussions of biochemical markers and chromosomal abnormalities in lymphatic disorders. The proposed classification of lymphomas using


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