Association of diethylstilbestrol exposure in utero with cryptorchidism, testicular hypoplasia and semen abnormalities.

@article{Gill1979AssociationOD,
  title={Association of diethylstilbestrol exposure in utero with cryptorchidism, testicular hypoplasia and semen abnormalities.},
  author={W B Gill and Gebhard F. B. Schumacher and Marluce Bibbo and Francis H. Straus and Harry W. Schoenberg},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1979},
  volume={122 1},
  pages={36-9}
}
Epididymal cysts and/or hypoplastic testes have been found in 31.5 per cent of 308 men exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero, compared to 7.8 per cent of 307 placebo-exposed controls. Analyses of the spermatozoa have revealed severe pathological changes (Eliasson score greater than 10) in 134 diethylstilbestrol-exposed men (18 per cent) and 87 placebo-exposed men (8 per cent). Further investigation of the 26 diethylstilbestrol-exposed men with testicular hypoplasia has revealed that 65 per… CONTINUE READING

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