Plasma androgen responce to hCG stimulation in prepubertal boys with hypospadias and cryptorchidism.

@article{Walsh1976PlasmaAR,
  title={Plasma androgen responce to hCG stimulation in prepubertal boys with hypospadias and cryptorchidism.},
  author={Patrick Walsh and N H Curry and Rachel Mills and Pentii K. Siiteri},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={1976},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={52-9}
}
Serum levels of testosterone, androstenedione and dehydroepiandrosterone were measured before and after 5 days of treatment with hCG (2000 IU/d) in 36 prepubertal boys with cryptorchidism and 11 with hypospadias in order to determine whether a defect in androgen synthesis could be a common cause for these disorders. Baseline and stimulated levels of testosterone, androstenedione and dehydroepiandrosterone were similar in patients with unilateral cryptorchidism, monorchism and hypospadias… CONTINUE READING