This small monograph consists of ten parts on diseases of the pituitary gland. These are: development, physiology and location of the hypophysis; pituitary cachexia; sclerosis of the endocrine glands; acromegaly and gigantism; Cushing's syndrome, diabetes insipidus and obesity. The booklet contains nothing new. All of the discussion and text material can be found in American literature. This contribution is not recommended.