Do endocrine disruptors cause hypospadias?

  title={Do endocrine disruptors cause hypospadias?},
  author={Sisir Botta and Gerald R. Cunha and Laurence S. Baskin},
  booktitle={Translational andrology and urology},
INTRODUCTION Endocrine disruptors or environmental agents, disrupt the endocrine system, leading to various adverse effects in humans and animals. Although the phenomenon has been noted historically in the cases of diethylstilbestrol (DES) and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), the term "endocrine disruptor" is relatively new. Endocrine disruptors can have a variety of hormonal activities such as estrogenicity or anti-androgenicity. The focus of this review concerns on the induction of… CONTINUE READING
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