Disturbances in sexual differentiation of rat foetuses following spironolactone treatment.


Pregnant rats were treated with 40 mg spironolactone (sp) po from the 13th to the 21st day p.c. The foetuses were prepared and histologically examined on day 22. The male foetuses showed distinct signs of feminization especially of the external genitalia. The anogenital distance was nearly 48% shorter than that of the controls. The prostatic utricle… (More)


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