Adrenal steroid secretion in girls with pseudoprecocious puberty due to autonomous ovarian cysts.

@article{Chasalow1986AdrenalSS,
  title={Adrenal steroid secretion in girls with pseudoprecocious puberty due to autonomous ovarian cysts.},
  author={Fred I Chasalow and Alice B Granoff and Thomas Tse and Sandra L. Blethen},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1986},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={828-34}
}
To evaluate the role of adrenal steroids in pseudoprecocious puberty due to large ovarian follicular cysts, we studied the serum 17-hydroxyprogesterone response to a combination of dexamethasone suppression followed by iv ACTH administration in two girls and compared the results to those in girls with premature thelarche, normal prepubertal girls, and a… CONTINUE READING