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The preface of this book sets forth the admirable goal of providing a "single, practical text that would be of benefit to all those clinical groups involved in the diagnosis and recognition of endocrine diseases." Although the book covers most of endocrinology and includes clinical diagnostic information, its strengths lie mainly in its detailed discussion of endocrine pathology. The editor and 10 of 28 contributors are pathologists. The book is true to its title; there is little attempt to include therapeutics.
Anatomic pathology is a major focus. Descriptions are extensive, especially for tumors of the endocrine glands. Less common tumors,
Diagnosis and Pathology of Endocrine Diseases. Ann Intern Med. 1989;110:175–176. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-110-2-175_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1989;110(2):175-176.
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