Anabolic steroids and craniofacial growth in the rat.

Abstract

Anabolic steroids are misused by adolescents as well as adults to increase muscle and improve appearance and athletic performance. Since these substances strongly enhance protein synthesis, it was speculated that craniofacial changes in bone size and, perhaps, skeletodental relationships might also occur. Eighty rat pups were divided into three groups: (1… (More)

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