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The recent rapid increase in knowledge about hypothalamic and pituitary function justifies another authoritative text. Much of this increase in knowledge is in details of mechanisms rather than of fundamental concepts of hypothalamopituitary function. This book brings together an enormous amount of data. For the basic scientist, anatomy, embryology, and the hormones and their control are covered in detail, freely drawn from human and animal observations. For the clinician, the under- and over-active pituitary syndromes and hypothalamic dysfunctions and their management are covered, with due emphasis given to the more common conditions but including all the unusual aspects. The balance
The Hypothalamus and Pituitary in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;79:327. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-2-327_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(2):327.
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