hypogonadism


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hypogonadism

[‚hī·pō′gō‚na‚diz·əm]
(medicine)
Reduced hormonal secretion by the testes or ovaries.
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Male hypogonadism is characterised by low levels or an absence of testosterone due to certain medical conditions, as well as signs and symptoms of testosterone deficiency.
Other etiological diagnosis of our XY DSD patients included hypo gonadotropic hypogonadism (7.
Some of the major causes of delayed puberty are constitutional delay in growth and development, hypergonadotropic hypogonadism and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (HH) (Geffner, 2002).
Male hypogonadism is characterized by symptoms such as mood disturbances, sexual dysfunction, decreased muscle mass and strength, and decreased bone mineral density.
3) The United States Preventive Services Task Force does not have any specific recommendations regarding screening for hypogonadism in men.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Secondary (Hypogonadotropic) Hypogonadism
DISCUSSION: Kallmann's syndrome is a condition that specifies hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism and anosmia.
Male hypogonadism is caused by a failure of the testes to produce physiological levels of testosterone, sperm, or both, because of disruption of one or more levels of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis1.
3) For patients with a history and physical examination consistent with hypogonadism, the diagnosis can be "easily" confirmed by measuring serum testosterone levels, but how to interpret the results and decide who should be treated remains less clear.
33%) patients with hypogonadism showed low testosterone ([less than or equal to] 200 ng/dL) levels; among them four had low testosterone along with low LH and low FSH (secondary hypogonad) levels.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Male Hypogonadism Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013" provides data on the Male Hypogonadism clinical trial scenario.
For diagnosing of hypogonadism, serum LH, FSH, and testosterone levels of the patients were assessed using RIA method.