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Manual of Skin Diseases

Fernando Botero, MD
Arch Intern Med. 1974;134(6):1141-1142. doi:10.1001/archinte.1974.00320240175044.
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The increasing popularity of both large and small textbooks of dermatology seems to reflect a renewed interest in this field on the part of the practitioner and the medical educator. But undoubtedly it also reflects a need for a compact, current book to fill the void between the encyclopedic volume and the oversimplified "skin chapter" in the traditional medicine text. Sauer's remarkable attempt to narrow the gap is again manifest throughout this much improved third edition of his Manual, written for medical students and nondermatologist physicians.

Much up-to-date, practical, and succinct information on many common and not-so-common skin diseases and lesions has been compiled in this book. It is easy to read, well organized, and generously illustrated, with good quality photographs. Descriptions of disease and discussion on diagnosis are clear and, in general, proportionate to the importance of the entity. Dermograms illustrating the distribution of common dermatoses are a helpful

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