Some aspects of hypothalamic pituitary function in patients with anorexia nervosa

P. Travaglini, P. Beck-Peccoz, C. Ferrari, B. Ambrosi, A. Paracchi, A. Severgnini, A. Spada, G. Faglia

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Abstract

The secretion of luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), thyrotrophin (TSH) and prolactin (PRL) was studied in 17 women suffering from anorexia nervosa. The mean basal serum LH was reduced (8.4±0.8 SE mIU/ml; P3 after TRH appeared lower than in normal subjects (36.3±1.8 ng/100 ml, P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)252-262
Number of pages11
JournalActa Endocrinologica
Volume81
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology

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