This easy-to use book is intended for General Medicine students, offering them essential support with completing the Endocrinology module. Divided into eight chapters, each of which offers detailed yet easy-to-learn information on a specific endocrine gland, the book is characterized by a uniform chapter structure, and by its comprehensive coverage of the topic, including relevant figures, tables and diagnostic algorithms. Providing definitions, classifications, keywords, tables and other didactical elements such as key messages and suggestions for further reading, this practical guide is a must-read for all medical students. 20 Illustrations, color; 5 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 250 p. 25 illus., 20 illus. in color.