María Eugenia Escobar

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Diverse mutations in FSH-receptor (FSHR) gene have been described as possible cause of premature ovarian failure (POF). To investigate the presence of mutations and/or polymorphisms in FSHR gene, DNA from 20 POF, 5 of which were diagnosed as resistant ovary syndrome (ROS), and from 44 controls was isolated from peripheral lymphocytes. The complete coding(More)
The present study probes putative disruption of hypothalamic control of multihormone outflow in polycystic ovarian syndrome by quantitating the joint synchrony of leptin and LH release in adolescents with this syndrome and eumenorrheic controls. To this end, hyperandrogenemic oligo- or anovulatory patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome (n = 11) and(More)
BACKGROUND In girls with Idiopathic Central Precocious Puberty (ICPP) concern has been raised by the potential impact of GnRH-analogues (GnRHa) treatment on body weight. We evaluated the effect of GnRHa on Body Mass Index (BMI) in girls with ICPP according to weight status at diagnosis. METHODS One hundred seventeen ICPP girls were divided according to(More)
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