Adverse effects of adult topical androgen use on children

Jacqueline K Hewitt and Margaret R Zacharin
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja12.11042
Published online: 5 November 2012

To the Editor: We read with interest the report by Handelsman describing an increase in Australian testosterone prescriptions, including a particular increase in prescribing of topical testosterone gel.1

  • Jacqueline K Hewitt
  • Margaret R Zacharin

  • Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.


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