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The author states in his preface that he has attempted to present the present day knowledge of both the physiology and diseases of the adrenals. He has fulfilled his purpose in all respects. After a brief description of the anatomy of the glands, the laboratory technics of value in the diagnostic survey of a suspected case of adrenal dysfunction are outlined. An interesting discussion of the physiology of the adrenal glands, with emphasis on their endocrine inter-relation, facilitates the detailed discussion of Addison's disease and the Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome which follows. The management of an Addisonian crisis is well presented and
Diseases of the Adrenals.. Ann Intern Med. ;25:374. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-2-374_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(2):374.
Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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