Androgens in Gynecological Practice

Androgens in Gynecological Practice

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A practical approach to the field of androgen excess or deprivation in women's health. The content includes multiple viewpoints on the most common disorders in this class, such as polycystic ovary disease , hirsutism and menopausal issues. Each chapter provides a combination of long-lasting clinical principles in the diagnosis and management of these patients along with a state-of-the-art review. This text takes an innovative approach to uncommon conditions (e.g. congenital adrenal hyperplasia, transgender conditions). In addition to presenting clinical insights, and a review of the basic science underpinning these conditions, it focuses on key concepts that can be derived from these rare conditions to the entire field. This book is an essential addition to the library for any busy clinician who is looking for a practical reference guide but also for the sub-specialist who is looking for new and thought-provoking insights in this complex scientific area.The tumors can be divided into three broad categories: germ cell tumors containing syncytiotrophoblast cells, tumors with ... Dysgerminomas containing syncytiotrophoblast cells have been associated with luteinization of the ovarian stroma and ... In rare cases, a€œfocal clones grow into expansile nodular masses that appear to emerge from the hyperplastic lutein ... They are highly dependent on hCG and quickly regress after delivery; even large masses can disappear within weeks [36].

Title:Androgens in Gynecological Practice
Author:Leo Plouffe, Jr, Botros R. M. B. Rizk
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2015-06-25


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