Prenatal exposure to phthalates is associated with decreased anogenital distance and penile size in male newborns.


Reproductive effects from phthalate exposure have been documented mostly in animal studies. This study explored the association between prenatal exposure to phthalate metabolites, anogenital distance and penile measurements in male newborns in Toluca, State of Mexico. A total of 174 pregnant women provided urine samples for phthalate analysis during their… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S2040174413000172