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September 21, 1957

Atlas of Clinical Endocrinology Including Text of Diagnosis and Treatment

JAMA. 1957;165(3):310. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980210106030

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This volume brings together, pictorially and graphically, the wide experiences of one of the world's pioneer endocrinologists and his associate. It covers the clinical disorders of the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, gonads, and pancreatic islets. Most of the endocrinopathies present certain physical characteristics that are in themselves diagnostic. This is evidenced in this atlas by 800 illustrations of various types of endocrine disorders. These illustrations are documented photographs of the authors' patients, many showing the patient before the onset of the disease, during subsequent stages of development, and after the results of successful therapy. Although the emphasis is on the illustrative material, the textbook, which is brief and concise though fully adequate, covers the symptoms, physical signs, essential laboratory procedures, differential diagnosis, and therapeutic schedules of each entity. It also provides valuable reference material. An important feature of this book, one which has been neglected in most such books, is

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