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Leydig cells hypoplasia

Leydig cells hypoplasia: Introduction

Leydig cells hypoplasia: A condition resulting from reduced or absent functioning of Leydig cells which leads to insufficient production of the male hormone androgen which can cause problems with sex differentiation in males at puberty. The severity of symptoms varies depending on the degree of functioning of the Leydig cells. Type 1 is a more severe form of the condition where males develop a female appearance whereas type II results in symptoms such as small penis and hypogonadism though the patients has an overall male appearance. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leydig cells hypoplasia is available below.

Symptoms of Leydig cells hypoplasia

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Causes of Leydig cells hypoplasia

  • The genetic condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner
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Misdiagnosis and Leydig cells hypoplasia

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Definitions of Leydig cells hypoplasia:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Leydig cells hypoplasia as a "rare disease".
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More information about Leydig cells hypoplasia

  1. Leydig cells hypoplasia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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