Measurement of androgen and estrogen receptors in breast tissue from subjects with anabolic steroid-dependent gynecomastia.

@article{Calzada2001MeasurementOA,
  title={Measurement of androgen and estrogen receptors in breast tissue from subjects with anabolic steroid-dependent gynecomastia.},
  author={L. Calzada and J Torres-Calleja and J. Merced Mart{\'i}nez and N N Pedr{\'o}n},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={69 13},
  pages={1465-9}
}
In order to assess the relationship between anabolic steroid administration and gynecomastia, we studied the effects produced by administering nandrolone decanoate and a mixture of propionate, phenilpropionate, isocaproate and testosterone decanoate to bodybuilders during a six month period. The following significant changes occurred: a 53% reduction in serum testosterone; LH and FSH levels were suppressed to 77% and 87%, respectively, in comparison to control values; and although 45% of the… CONTINUE READING

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