Section 41
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Estrogen therapy in general practice. 1. Main effect of estrogen administration and estrogen deficiency; indications for estrogen treatment

Lauritzen, C.

Fortschritte der Medizin 95(17): 1132-1140


ISSN/ISBN: 0015-8178
PMID: 858586
Accession: 040053787

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The systemic and target-organ signs of estrogen deficiency and effects of added estrogen, and indications for estrogen therapy are presented in tabular form. Covers the central nervous system, genitalia, blood, electrolyte balance, muscle and connective tissue, skin, hair, peripheral circulation, and bones. Conditions in which estrogen treatment is indicated include: delayed puberty, excessive growth in young girls, anorexia mentalis, menstruation disorders, uterine-mammary hypoplasia, genito-urinary inflammation, and mammary and prostate carcinoma.

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