hrp0092lb-14 | Late Breaking Posters | ESPE2019

Prenatal Smoke-Exposure is Associated with Increased Anogenital Distance in Female Infants

Özalp Kizilay Deniz , Aydin Cansever , Aygün Ayse , Ünver Tuhan Hale , Olukman Özgür

Background: Cigarette contains more than 4,000 toxins and is suspected of having endocrine-disrupting properties. Anogenital distance (AGD) is an important biomarker of fetal androgen exposure and intrauterine masculinization. There are limited number of studies examining whether AGD is affected by prenatal smoke-exposure. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on newborn infants' AGD.<p class="abstext"...