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Dermatology for Students

Walter F. Lever, M.D.
JAMA. 1961;177(10):730. doi:10.1001/jama.1961.03040360066024.
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Dr. Noojin invited 28 leading dermatologists throughout the United States to present brief presentations of the most common cutaneous diseases to medical students. The contributions vary in length from 3% to 23 pages and, on the whole, give the student the essential facts. Since the entire book has only 257 pages (excluding the colored plates), the number of diseases that could be included had to be severely restricted. One might well argue that, even in a book written for medical students, such important diseases as pemphigus vulgaris, dermatitis herpetiformis, lupus vulgaris, erythema induratum, mycosis fungoides, dermatofibroma, and Kaposi's sarcoma should be briefly discussed. It seems unfortunate that the important problem of dermatitiseczema has not been presented in a unified fashion. The various diseases of this group are found widely scattered in the book: dermatitis venenata under vesicular dermatoses, seborrheic dermatitis under papulosquamous eruptions, neurodermatitis under neurodermatoses, and infantile eczema and


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