Androgens and Therapeutic Aspects of Antiandrogens in Women

  title={Androgens and Therapeutic Aspects of Antiandrogens in Women},
  author={E. Diamanti-Kandarakis and G. Tolis and A. Duleba},
  journal={Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation},
  pages={577 - 592}
  • E. Diamanti-Kandarakis, G. Tolis, A. Duleba
  • Published 1995
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation
  • Objectives: We reviewed the mechanism of androgen actions and the established and experimental uses of antiandrogens in women. Methods: Relevant studies were identified through a computerized bibliographic search (MEDLINE) and through manual review of bibliographies in relevant publications. Results: Androgens exert major effects on the functions of gonals, sex organs, and various “monreproductive” organs and systems, including muscles, liver, skin, nervous system, and the immune system, Most… CONTINUE READING
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