[Intrauterine programming of reproductive function--a valid concept?].

Abstract

Early intrauterine fetal (mis)programming determines not only cardiovascular and metabolic regulation in later life, but also reproductive function. Intrauterine growth restriction may be associated with precocious maturation of gonadal function and an earlier onset of puberty and menarche. Especially prenatal androgen excess has negative effects on the… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000184440

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