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This treatise, dealing with the clinical and physiopathologic aspects of puberty, is presented in an effective, direct and simple style.
There are ten chapters, each written by an authority in his particular field. The first chapter introduces the reader to the "Mechanism of Puberty" and deals with the role of gonadal and extra-gonadal factors in the transition of the organism from "an infantile state to the adult state."
The subsequent chapters deal with Puberty and Tuberculosis, Anorexia, Simple Goiter, The Heart, Infantilism, Nutrition, Physical Measurements, Psychologic and Psychopathologic Aspects.
The material is presented in an orderly fashion; the illustrations are
La Puberté: Étude Clinique et Physiopathologique.. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:230. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-49-1-230_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(1):230.
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