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What is Testotoxicosis?

What is Testotoxicosis?

  • Testotoxicosis: Premature male puberty due to excessive testosterone secretion and reduced gonadotropin secretion. It often occurs as a result of certain hormone-secretion tumors.

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Testotoxicosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Testotoxicosis: Introduction

Types of Testotoxicosis:

Broader types of Testotoxicosis:

What causes Testotoxicosis?

Causes of Testotoxicosis: see causes of Testotoxicosis

What are the symptoms of Testotoxicosis?

Symptoms of Testotoxicosis: see symptoms of Testotoxicosis

Testotoxicosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Testotoxicosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Testotoxicosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Testotoxicosis: Pediatrician, Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Testotoxicosis.
Treatments for Testotoxicosis: see treatments for Testotoxicosis

Name and Aliases of Testotoxicosis

Main name of condition: Testotoxicosis

Other names or spellings for Testotoxicosis:

Precocious puberty, male limited, Sexual precocity, familial, gonadotropin-independent, Pubertas Praecox, Familial Testotoxicosis (subtype)

Precocious puberty, male limited, Sexual precocity, familial, gonadotropin-independent
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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