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To ascertain if androgen insensitivity causes severe oligospermia or azoospermia we studied three unrelated, phenotypically normal men with long histories of infertility. The mean plasma concentrations and production rates of testosterone were 14.3 ng per milliliter and 10.1 mg per day, respectively, values approximately twice the average found in normal(More)
Previous studies have suggested that dihydrotestosterone accumulation in the prostate may be involved in the pathogenesis of prostatic hyperplasia in man and dog. However, the fact that the administration of 10 mg dihydrotestosterone/d to castrated, mongrel dogs (0.5 mg/kg body wt) causes little growth in the prostate, whereas identical doses of 3alpha-(More)
17 beta-estradiol enchances androgen-induced prostate growth in the castrate dog to a degree comparable to that seen in spontaneous prostatic hypertrophy. To investigate the mechanism of this synergism, cytosol androgen binding was measured by a density gradient technique in prostates of control and 17 beta-estradiol-treated castrate dogs.(More)
We present a female infant who has a novel genetic variant of Ullrich-Turner syndrome. Chromosome analysis on amniotic fluid cells obtained because of ultrasound observation of nuchal thickening showed 45,X in all cells. The infant was born with a low posterior hairline and moderate edema over hands and feet. Postnatal chromosome analysis demonstrated two(More)
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