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December 31, 1932

Pathologie und pathologische Morphologie der Hypophyse des Menschen.

JAMA. 1932;99(27):2289. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740790059042

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Abstract

To students of the internal glandular mechanism who are particularly interested in the problems of the pituitary gland —acromegaly, gigantism, adiposogenital dystrophy, Simmonds' disease, ovarian control, dwarfism — and in the correlative changes in the hypophysis in such conditions as pregnancy, eunuchism, dysthyroidism, parathyroid insufficiency, suprarenal insufficiency, diabetes mellitus, carcinoma and sarcoma, one could recommend no better compendium than this volume. The author presents his views on the pathology and morphology of these various states, together with the current literature that bears on the same problems, his criticisms, and a marshaling of the facts to support his contentions, in such a way as to enlist the interest and sympathetic attention of the reader from the first. Although the title would hardly suggest it, the book teems with the symptomatology of the different syndromes, correlated with changes in their morphology, all analyzed to a nicety; and with a broad understanding of

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