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This small book, encompassing 78 diseases of greatest dermatologic frequency, presents a unique collection of high quality color plates. This offers the nondermatologist the opportunity to try and match the patient to the picture. If he is successful, there is a modest text to aid in verifying his opinion. Although the text is adequate, the description of several office techniques would have increased the book's usefulness.
As examples, the microscopic examination of a bit of scale from a suspected fungus infection by placing it on a microscope slide under a cover slip with a drop of 20% potassium hydroxide would
The Practitioner's Illustrated Dermatology.. Ann Intern Med. ;63:737–738. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-4-737
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(4):737-738.
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