December 1957

Atlas of Clinical Endocrinology.

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By H. Lisser, M.D., and Wilberto F. Escamilla, M.D. Price, $18.75. Pp. 476, with 148 illustrations. The C. V. Mosby Company, 3207 Washington Blvd., St. Louis 3, 1957.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1957;100(6):1022. doi:10.1001/archinte.1957.00260120166034

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The authors of this atlas are to be congratulated on compiling a clinical atlas of endocrinology which incorporates a large number of photographs in conjunction with a concise and highly readable description of endocrine disorders. In most instances the salient features of differential diagnosis are so clearly demonstrated as to leave little doubt in the reader's mind. The subject material is standard for any textbook of endocrinology in that it begins with disease of the pituitary and progresses through those of the thyroid gland, the parathyroids, the adrenals, the pancreas, the testes, and the ovaries and ends with miscellaneous syndromes. The clinical acumen of the authors is clearly reflected in the quality of their presentation. It would be surprising, indeed, if some areas of disagreement did not exist, but these are few and of minor importance when considered in the light of the vast amount of material presented. The book

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