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Table 1 Tumor markers and hormonal evaluation at baseline, after surgery, and in the follow-up

From: Leydig cell tumors of the testis: a case report

  2 y Before After 1 y 2 y 3 y 4 y Normal range for age
  Eralier Surgery Surgery After surgery After surgery After surgery After surgery  
AFP, ng/ml 2.26 1.80 2.88 2.16 3.46 2.68 3.20 < 44
β-hCG, mIU/ml 0.10 0.06 0.09 0.08 0.20 0.16 0.13 0.5-2.67
Total testosterone, ng/ml 4.23 1.80 2.40 4.60 6.26 6.60 4.40 1.75-7.81
Estradiol, pg/ml 26.31 80.22 61.31 78.4 62.43 75.56 78.96 < 47
LH, mIU/ml 5.34 1.76 2.40 4.58 5.32 3.67 4.84 1.24-8.62
FSH, mIU/ml 4.23 3.80 2.49 2.80 4.12 2.74 3.85 1.27-19.26
17-KS, mg/24 hours 23.4 17.9 18.75 18.8 22.3 19.6 21.4 17-25
17-HOCS, mg/24 hours 8.4 10.22 9.07 8.8 7.40 9.22 8.94 2-10
Progesterone, ng/ml - - 0.09 - - - - 0.10-0.84
TSH, μUI/ml - 3.14 2.9 2.5 - - - 0.5-4.5
  1. Abbreviations: AFP alpha-fetoprotein, β-hCG β-human chorionic gonadotropin, FSH follicle-stimulating hormone, LH luteinizing hormone, 17-KS urinary 17-ketosteroids, 17-HOCS urinary 17-hydroxycorticosteroid, TSH Thyroid-stimulating hormone.