Article Abstract

Prolonged exposure to acetaminophen during pregnancy reduces testosterone production by the human fetal testis

Authors: Mehmet Gokhan Culha, Ege Can Serefoglu


Congenital anomalies are a major cause of infant morbidity and mortality, and a significant proportion of these anomalies involve urogenital malformations (1). As fetal testosterone has crucial importance in the development of the male reproductive system, any disruption in its production can result in disorders such as hypospadias, cryptorchidism or testicular cancer (2).