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A comprehensive, finely and extensively illustrated survey of the illustration of human disease from the early Renaissance to our time and from artists of Nürnberg to Frank Netter. An opening chronological sketch of trends and methods is followed by chapters on depiction of various diseases (infectious diseases (leprosy, pox, cholera, tuberculosis, syphilis), congenital defects, endocrinopathies, osteopathies, hysteria and other neuropsychiatric disorders, and therapeutic methods (injection, transfusion, electrotherapy)). Ample attention to many media—woodcuts, lithography, painting, engraving, and photography. Excellent color reproduction of some classic examples—nodular leprosy (Danielssen and Bouk), cretinism (Alibert), adrenocortical failure (Addison), and anorexia nervosa (Netter). More narrowly concerned
Das Bild Des Kranken.. Ann Intern Med. ;72:155. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-1-155_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(1):155.
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