Anemia after orchiectomy.


The decrease in testosterone production associated with bilateral orchiectomy may result in normocytic anemia in men. We sought to determine the effect of orchiectomy on hemoglobin concentration. Patients were evaluated at the Mayo Clinic in 1993 and 1994 and underwent bilateral orchiectomy for prostate carcinoma. All patients were seen by one of the staff… (More)


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