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Hypogonadism

Hypogonadism: Introduction

Hypogonadism: Medical term for a defect of the reproductive system that results in lack of function of the gonads (ovaries or testes). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypogonadism is available below.

Symptoms of Hypogonadism

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Hypogonadism: Related Patient Stories

Hypogonadism: Complications

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Causes of Hypogonadism

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Disease Topics Related To Hypogonadism

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Hypogonadism: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hypogonadism

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Hypogonadism: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hypogonadism: Rare Types

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Hypogonadism: Animations

Research about Hypogonadism

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Clinical Trials for Hypogonadism

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Hypogonadism: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Hypogonadism:

Condition resulting from or characterized by abnormally decreased functional activity of the gonads, with retardation of growth and sexual development. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Incompetence of the gonads (especially in the male with low testosterone); results in deficient development of secondary sex characteristics and (in prepubertal males) a body with long legs and a short trunk - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Hypogonadism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hypogonadism, or a subtype of Hypogonadism, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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