Edited by: Thomas W. Durso
'MAJOR IMPORTANCE': Eric Smith evaluated a man shown to be estrogen-resistant.
Comments by Eric P. Smith, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Kenneth S. Korach, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Estrogen is generally thought to have important effects only on women. But with the publication of this paper, describing the first reported case of estrogen resistance in a human male, researchers demonstrated the importance of the hormone in men.
The subject of this paper, a 28-year-old man who stood at 6 feet, 8...