Longitudinal Study of Blood Spot Fsh Concentrations in Normal Girls and Turner Syndrome during Early Postnatal Life


In different animal species, ovariectomy does not result in increased gonadotropin secretion in the fetus. In contrast, agonadal subjects show elevated FSH secretion during infancy. Neonatal blood FSH levels were studied in 9 fullterm girls with Turner syndrome compared with phenotypically normal fullterm girls born the same week. We used blood spots… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199305001-00398