Excerpt from New York Medical Journal, Vol. 114: Incorporating the Philadelphia Medical Journal and the Medical News; A Semimonthly Review of Medicine and Surgery; July to December, 1921, Inclusive
But is Such a connection indicated by other facts? Glynn says that in cases of pregnancy in some animals hypertrophy of the adrenals has been noted. But this does not prove that there is 'any Special connection between the adrenals and sexual development, it may only be considered as. An expression of the fact that in the course of preg nancy and the development of the fruit, extraordi nary demands are made on the products of all the ductless glands, adrenal, thyroid and pituitary. The cases mentioned by Glynn, in which there has been atrophy of the adrenal glands with atrophy of the genital organs, do not prove any connection, Since these atrophies may be considered as parallel sympi toms of a pluriglandular insufficiency.
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