N Burger and P Casson

Contents

17.1

Androgen dynamics in women

17.2

Androgen deficiency states in women

17.3

Do androgens have physiologic relevance in women?

17.4

Possible benefits of androgen replacement in women

17.4.1

Testosterone replacement and sexual function

17.4.2

Testosterone and insulin sensitivity in women

17.4.3

Is testosterone cardioprotective in women?

17.4.4

Testosterone replacement and body morphology in women

17.4.5

Testosterone replacement and bone mass in women

17.5

Androgen replacement in women: the present state of the art

17.6

Summary and future directions

17.7

Key messages

17.8

References

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