A Slide Collection of Endocrine Diseases and Related Disorders


Jerzy Kosowicz, MD

This rare collection of 262 slides and an accompanying 62-page manual that describes each slide in detail, is derived from material prepared by endocrinologist Jerzy Kosowicz, MD, of the Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland, under the auspices of the National Library of Medicine. The scope and depth of the clinical material here is unparalleled.



The collection consists of eight modules of slides:

Module 1: Endocrine Diseases of the Pituitary Gland (56 slides)
acromegaly, pituitary giantism, hypopituitarism, pituitary insufficiency, Frohlich's syndrome, pituitary  dwarfism, isolated growth hormone deficiency, delayed growth and puberty, anorexia nervosa
Module 2: Endocrine Diseases of the Thyroid Gland (57 slides)
thyrotoxicosis in adult men and women, Graves' disease, thyrotoxicosis in children, thyroid scintigrams, hypothyroidism, congenital hypothyroidism, juvenile hypothyroidism, non-toxic goiter, thyroid enlargement due to carcinoma
Module 3: Endocrine Diseases of the Adrenal Gland (26 slides)
Cushing's syndrome, adrenogenital syndrome, chronic and acute adrenal insufficiency
Module 4: Endocrine Diseases of the Testes (26 slides)
anorchism, primary hypogonadtrophic eunuchoidism, Klinefelter's syndrome, del Castillo's syndrome, 47,XYY syndrome, bilateral cryptorchidism, gynecomastia, Werner's syndrome, Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome
Module 5: Endocrine Diseases of the Ovaries (42 slides)
Turner's syndrome, gonadal dysgenesis, isolated gonadotropin deficiency, menopause, Stein-Leventhal syndrome, hirsutism
Module 6: Intersexuality Disorders (13 slides)
true hermaphroditism, testicular feminizing syndrome, Reifenstein's syndrome, male pseudohermaphroditism
Module 7: Precocious Puberty (8 slides)
precocious puberty, Albright's syndrome, neurogenic precocious puberty
Module 8: Syndromes Simulating Endocrine Diseases (31 slides)
dwarfism, trisomy 17-18, mongolism, Marfan's syndrome, Silver's syndrome, achondroplasia, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, mucopolysaccharidosis type I, Hurler's syndrome, Hunter' syndrome, Morquio's syndrome, renal rickets, Fanconi's syndrome, renal acidosis with pronounced rickets, polyostotic fibrous dysplasia


Slide 54) Congenital Hypothyroidism: General appearance

Advanced generalized myxedema in a 14-year-old untreated patient. The face is greatly swollen and of cretinous appearance; and enlarged tongue protrudes from the open mouth. The large head embedded in supraclavicular edema rests directly on the trunk. Protruding abdomen; enormous myxedematous changes. The patient has difficulties in standing and walking. Height: 40 inches. Bone age: 6 months. Stippled ossification centers of the femoral heads.
A 13-year-old untreated patient with congenital goitrous hypothyroidism Height: 42 inches. Note cretinoid facial features, short neck and protruding abdomen with umbilical hernia. Bone age: 1 year. Epiphyseal dysgenesis of the femoral heads form from multiple irregular ossification centers.

Slide collection and accompanying 62-page manual with detailed descriptions of the slides. List Price: $285.00