Long-term Gonadotropin Administration to Restore Gonadal Function in Male Thalassemics
A considerable number of patients with β-thalassemia major reach the pubertal age today; regular development of sexual characteristics and a normal reproductive life are important goals for these patients . Absence of pubertal development is seen in 40% of male thalassemics; abnorml sexual maturation is present in 79% .
KeywordsLuteinizing Hormone Sexual Maturation Pubertal Development Thalassemic Patient Thalassemia Major
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