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November 17, 1951


JAMA. 1951;147(12):1182. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670290090038

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Those who can read Spanish will find this a compact book on the syndromes due to disturbances of the endocrine system, with an extensive but concise description of all the pathological syndromes that are considered in the differential diagnosis of each clinical entity. The book achieves its purpose by giving concisely a complete description of the clinical entities, the treatment and differential diagnosis. This enables the busy practitioner who wishes to refresh his memory with some forgotten aspects of a particular syndrome. It is of equal benefit to the student who does not have the time to go through a larger and more complicated textbook. Because of the compactness of description of all syndromes and the treatment, it should contain an extensive bibliography, so that the reader who is interested in more details could find them in the references.

The 35 chapters are well divided, the first one giving a

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