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The fifth edition of Diseases of Metabolism is, like its predecessors, a well-written, easily readable book that will be cordially welcomed and extensively used by students, house staff, and other physicians interested in metabolism and endocrinology. It continues the fine tradition of previous editions and will no doubt enjoy a healthy demand due to its unique treatment of the biochemical aspects of clinical disease. A few chapters have been rewritten by new authors, but the major changes in the present edition (1,513 pages vs 1,073 pages for the
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