Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is a hormone secreted by basophil cells
in the anterior pituitary. Follicle stimulating hormone can promote follicular
granulosa cell proliferation and differentiation, and promote the growth of the
entire ovary. And its action on testicular fine fine canal can promote sperm
formation. Follicle stimulating hormone is secreted in a pulse pattern in the
body and changes with the menstrual cycle in women. The determination of serum
follicle-stimulating hormone is of great significance for understanding
pituitary endocrine function, indirectly understanding the functional status of
hypothalamus and ovary, predicting ovulation time, infertility and the diagnosis
and treatment of endocrine diseases.
Reduction of follicle-stimulating hormone is seen in estrogen and
progesterone therapy, secondary sexual dysfunction, hypopituitarism, Sian
syndrome, polycystic ovary syndrome, and advanced hypopituitarism.
While elevated follicle-stimulating hormone in testicular seminoma, crane
felt syndrome, Turner syndrome, primary amenorrhea, congenital ovarian
hypoplasia, use of adrenal cortical hormone treatment, primary reproductive
hypofunction, ovarian sex fat, early adenohypophysis function already, giant
cell degenerative lung cancer, etc.