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Strukturelle und funktionelle Veränderungen am menschlichen Ovar unter Einwirkung hormonaler Antikonzeptiva


In two cases, a fresh corpus luteum was found during treatment with hormonal anticonceptiva (Lyndiol 2.5®). The decreased excretion of all oestrogen fractions can be explained by the lack of proliferation of the theca interna. The striking proliferation of the follicle epithelium after the completed ovulation is as yet an unexplained phenomenon. The possible endocrine actions of such steroid combinations upon the pituitary are discussed. Further investigations are in progress.

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Erb, H., Ludwig, K.S. Strukturelle und funktionelle Veränderungen am menschlichen Ovar unter Einwirkung hormonaler Antikonzeptiva. Experientia 21, 159–162 (1965).

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