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Tumors of the Pituitary Gland and Infundibulum

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(Atlas of Tumor Pathology. , Section X, Fascicle 36). By KERNOHAN JAMES W.. , M.D., and SAYRE GEORGE P.. , M.D. 81 pages; 26 X 20 cm. (paper-bound). Published by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology; under the Auspices of the Subcommittee on Oncology of the Committee on Pathology of the Division of Medical Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences—National Research Council. 1956.. Price, $1.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(5):1152. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-48-5-1152_2
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This fascicle of the Atlas of Tumor Pathology offers a sound summary of present knowledge concerning the pathology of pituitary gland tumors. The relative frequency of these tumors is stressed.

A review of the gross and microscopic anatomy orients the reader for the ensuing pathological study. Case histories document typical clinical experiences. The photographic plates are technically superior. Free use of synonyms facilitates the use of the text by those accustomed to varied terminologies.

This publication will be a useful reference for pathologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons.

J. O. S.


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