Markedly elevated serum testosterone in pregnancy without fetal virilization

Nathan G. Berger, John T. Repke, J. Donald Woodruff

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Abstract

A 37-year-old woman with a history consistent with polycystic ovarian disease became pregnant and developed exceedingly high levels of serum testosterone. The female fetus showed no evidence of virilization. A clinical diagnosis of bilateral theca lutein cysts was made. Modes of fetal protection from maternal androgenemia as well as suggestions for future investigations are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)260-262
Number of pages3
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Volume63
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1984

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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