Document Detail


The sebotrophic effect of pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  46666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The sebum excretion rate (SER) in forehead skin was measured in late pregnancy and 8-20 weeks after delivery in 43 women. There was considerable individual variation but the mean SER during pregnancy was significantly higher than in a control group of non-pregnant women and it showed a large and significant decrease to the control level after delivery. This suggests that a powerful sebotrophic hormone is secreted during pregnancy. The mean SER during pregnancy in women with twins or triplets was no greater than the SER in women with a single foetus. This suggests that the sebotrophic factor of pregnancy is unlikely to be of placental origin, and is in keeping with the idea that the sebotrophic factor may come from the pituitary.
Authors:
J L Burton; S Shuster; M Cartlidge
Related Documents :
24564746 - Maternal positioning to correct occipito-posterior fetal position in labour: a randomis...
19155896 - Prevention of preterm birth in triplets using 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate: a ...
1936496 - Outcome of triplet and quadruplet pregnancies resulting from in vitro fertilization.
1400946 - Embryo reduction in multifetal pregnancies using saline injection: comparison between t...
19084946 - Pregnancy after liver transplantation: four-year follow-up of the first case in mainlan...
7194906 - Control of fetal size with multiple ultrasonic measurements.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta dermato-venereologica     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0001-5555     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Derm. Venereol.     Publication Date:  1975  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-05-17     Completed Date:  1975-05-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370310     Medline TA:  Acta Derm Venereol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Humans
Pituitary Gland / physiology
Placenta / physiology
Pregnancy*
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Sebum / secretion*
Skin / secretion*
Triplets
Twins

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Formation of cysteinyldopa from glutathionedopa in melanoma.
Next Document:  Immunological phenomena in harmless mice during experimental carcinogenesis induced with long-term t...