[Skip to Navigation]
May 1946

Endocrinology of Woman.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1946;77(5):596. doi:10.1001/archinte.1946.00210400121024

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


This book is well written. The presentation is concise; the organization of the material is logical, and the bibliography is adequate and up to date at the time of publication. For a textbook of endocrinology the absence of humbug is notable.

The author has presented his material in five parts. Part 1 is concerned with the history, embryology, anomalies, anatomy, chemistry, physiology and interrelation of the various endocrine glands. This ambitious program is well executed in tabloid-like form with adequate annotations and references to support the text.

Part 2 is concerned with applied endocrine physiology: antenatal growth, sexual differentiation, childhood development, sexual maturation, sexual maturity and sexual regression, including chapters on menstruation, conception and gestation. The more recently acquired physiologic concepts are presented.

Part 3 is concerned with endocrine diagnostic methods. Normal values are given. The clinical significance of abnormalities is discussed.

Part 4 has to do with functional disorders

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
Add or change institution