Historical Introduction to Gonadal Regulation of the Uterus and the Menses

  • John G. Gruhn


This chapter presents a selective historically oriented survey of the development of concepts from which modern gynecologic endocrinology arose. Current literature rarely permits consideration of how the basic facts and concepts developed and seldom provides historical perspective.


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • John G. Gruhn
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyNorthwestern University School of MedicineChicagoUSA

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