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January 1934

Les syndromes hypophysaires et infundibulo-tubériens.

Arch NeurPsych. 1934;31(1):219. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1934.02250010231023

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Abstract

This book is one of a long series of monographs, not all of which have as yet appeared. It forms a part of a series, "La pratique médicale illustrée," which deals with present-day aspects of practical medicine. Each monograph is to be about fifty pages long. The subject is discussed under six main headings: (1) anatomy and physiology, (2) classification of syndromes, (3) clinical descriptions of syndromes, (4) progress of pituitary syndromes, (5) diagnosis and (6) treatment. Subjects such as gigantism, hypophyseal infantilism, nanism and neurovisceral syndromes are discussed.

The author has covered the subject well, considering the restrictions in length. Many references are made to the literature, but the actual citations are not given; the illustrations are not adequate. These omissions interfere with the value of the work, for it adds little for those who know the subject reasonably well and does not give sufficient illustrations of patients for

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