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Body fat mass is associated with ratio of steroid metabolites reflecting 17, 20-lyase activity in prepubertal girls

Kim SH et al.
Used Parameters : BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Context: Pediatric obesity has been related to hyperandrogenism and premature adrenarche in previous studies. However, little is known regarding the association between body fat mass and steroidogenic enzyme activities in children. Objective: To examine whether body fat mass is associated with serum steroid profiles in girls. Design, Participants, and Setting: We enrolled 242 girls (125 prepubertal, 117 pubertal; age, 7–13 years). Early morning blood samples were drawn at a university hospital to measure serum steroid …
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