Gonadptropin and androgen levels in boys with chronic renal failure (CRF). Evidence of multiple androgenic deficiencies


Gonadal functions are frequently disturbed in adults with CRF submitted to dialysis. The degree of pubertal maturation was investigated in boys whose CRF was treated either by dialysis (group D, n = 14) or by renal transplantation (group T, n = 12), divided according to age: 1 = 9 to 13 years, 2 = over 13 years. Testosterone (T) levels (nmol/l, [xmacr… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198101000-00096