TABLE 1

Hormone tests from the proband

ProbandNormal range (in premenopausal women)
Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (μmol/l)7.41.7–15.7
Androstenedione (nmol/l)11.23.2–6.0
Total testosterone (nmol/l)3.71.0–2.4
Bioavailable testosterone (nmol/l)1.00.07–0.51
Sex hormone–binding globulin (nmol/l)1225–70
Estradiol (pmol/l)12592–330*
Luteinizing hormone (IU/l) (basal/GnRH stimulated)10.5/39.52.8–7.0/8–25*
FSH (IU/l) (basal/GnRH stimulated)2.1/5.82.5–6.0/2.0–9*
Pulsatile luteinizing hormone secretion during 6 h (means ± SE in normal women)
    Number of pulses5.73.8 ± 0.3*
    Amplitude of pulses (IU/l)5.62.7 ± 0.32*
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    * In early follicular phase. FSH, follicle-stimulating hormone; GnRH, gonadotropin-releasing hormone.