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Table 1 Characteristics of the testis samples for the 7 age control, Complete Androgen Insentivity Syndrom (CAIS) and Leydig Cell Tumor (LCT) groups

From: Effect of androgens on Sertoli cell maturation in human testis from birth to puberty

Groups Groups 1–7 Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 5 Group 6 Group 7 CAIS LCT
Age range 0–16 y. 0–30 d. 1–3 m. 3–6 m. 6 m. - 3 y. 3–6 y. 6–12 y. 12–16 y. 3 m.- 20y 6-10y.
n 84 12 12 12 12 12 11 13 4 4
Context
 Sudden death (n) 43 11 10 12 8 2 0 0
 Peritumoral (n) 23 1 2 0 4 3 4 9 4
 Fertility preservation (n) 18 0 0 0 0 7 7 4
No seminiferous tubules
  > 100 (n) 70 11 12 12 10 10 5 10 4 4
 50–100 (n) 14 1 0 0 2 2 6 3 0 0
  1. The Table gives the number of samples obtained in different contexts (sudden death, peri-tumoral or fertility preservation) and the number of samples with 50–100 or > 100 tubules, according to group (age groups 1–7, CAIS and LCT)
  2. For CAIS, samples were obtained at therapeutic orchidectomy
  3. n = number of samples (one sample for one subject); y year, d days, m month