What is it about?
Nowadays, severe obesity is common in children. We examined young men who had developed severe obesity before the onset of puberty. Men with lower testosterone concentrations had higher BMI, but smaller bone area.
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Why is it important?
Obesity is an increasing problem in children and it is important to understand how obesity affects puberty and testicular function.
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This page is a summary of: Testicular Function and Bone in Young Men with Severe Childhood-Onset Obesity, Hormone Research in Paediatrics, January 2018, Karger Publishers, DOI: 10.1159/000489818.
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