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Recurrent androgenicity in pregnancy: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2819797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of recurrent androgenicity associated with pregnancy is described. The patient is a 32-year-old black woman with hirsutism and irregular menses who developed elevated androgen levels in the male range during a pregnancy, with remission after delivery. A recurrence of the elevated androgen levels was noted during a subsequent pregnancy, again with remission after a termination. We have analyzed the possible etiologic mechanisms underlying this condition and reviewed the literature of similar cases.
B E Shortle; M P Warren; D Tsin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1987 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-09-25     Completed Date:  1987-09-25     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  462-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Androstenedione / blood*
Chorionic Gonadotropin / diagnostic use
Hirsutism / etiology
Ovarian Neoplasms / complications
Pregnancy Complications / etiology*
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic
Testosterone / blood*
Thecoma / complications
Virilism / etiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Chorionic Gonadotropin; 58-22-0/Testosterone; 63-05-8/Androstenedione

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