SERUM STEROIDS AND PITUITARY HORMONES IN FEMALE PUBERTY: A PARTLY LONGITUDINAL STUDY

@article{Apter1980SERUMSA,
  title={SERUM STEROIDS AND PITUITARY HORMONES IN FEMALE PUBERTY: A PARTLY LONGITUDINAL STUDY},
  author={D. Apter},
  journal={Clinical Endocrinology},
  year={1980},
  volume={12}
}
  • D. Apter
  • Published 1980
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Endocrinology
  • Pubertal development of 200 normal girls, 7–17 years of age, was investigated in a partly longitudinal manner with two examinations 1·5 years apart. Samples from postmenarchal girls were taken on days 6–9 and 20–23 of the menstrual cycle. Serum pregnenolone, progesterone, 17‐hydroxyprogesterone, dehydroepiandrosterone, androstenedione, testosterone, 5α‐dihydrotestosterone, androsterone, oestradiol and cortisol as well as ACTH, FSH, LH and prolactin were measured radioimmunologically and were… CONTINUE READING
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