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nbme17/Block 4/Question#16 (9.2 difficulty score)
A 32-year-old man comes to the physician ...
Tissue: Testicle; Effect: Estradiol production🔍
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HGC sctoeijnni wdno egetural teh iattyupir eleesra of n.GHR

oerhvew HCG plaah nusitbu acn miesttual esllc neleunfdci by L,H ,HSF HS.T

cassdawg  (FA2020 p633) - Basically HCG acts like FSH which stimulates estradiol production by the sertoli cells (see http://www.ansci.wisc.edu/jjp1/equine/male_endo/estrpath.html). There is no feedback inhibition since it is injected so there are elevated levels of estradiol causing gynecomastia. +6