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Effects of oestrogen on prepubescent children

Francois Daubenton

Abstract


Oestrogen cream (combined oestriol and oestradiol) is being prescribed and sold without adequate warnings about its dangerously detrimental effects on the bones of developing children.


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Francois Daubenton, Psychiatrist in private practice, Cape Town, South Africa

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Keywords

Oestrogen cream; Children; Bone growth

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2016;106(9):843. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i9.11072

Article History

Date submitted: 2016-05-20
Date published: 2016-08-18

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