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Dr. Benda is the Director of the Wallace Research Laboratory for the Study of Mental Deficiency at the Wrentham State School, Wrentham, Mass. In this monograph he presents the material which he has accumulated in 10 years of intensive study of mongolism and cretinism. Throughout the various chapters which discuss the pathology and the manifestations of the two diseases, mongolism holds the dominant rôle, and the presentation of cretinism is, by the author's own statement, not intended to be complete. The possible steps to be taken from the obstetrical standpoint in the prevention of mongolism, a lengthy survey of the
Mongolism and Cretinism.. Ann Intern Med. 1947;26:309–310. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-26-2-309_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(2):309-310.
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