Recommendations on the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of hypogonadism in men

Published on Mar 9, 2015in The Aging Male2.5
· DOI :10.3109/13685538.2015.1004049
Bruno Lunenfeld43
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(BIU: Bar-Ilan University),
George Mskhalaya6
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+ 4 AuthorsAbraham Morgentaler55
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(Harvard University)
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Abstract
Hypogonadism or Testosterone Deficiency (TD) in adult men as defined by low levels of serum testosterone accompanied by characteristic symptoms and/or signs as detailed further on can be found in long-recognized clinical entities such as Klinefelter syndrome, Kallmann syndrome, pituitary or testicular disorders, as well as in men with idiopathic, metabolic or iatrogenic conditions that result in testosterone deficiency. These recommendations do not encompass the full range of pathologies leading to hypogonadism (testosterone deficiency), but instead focus on the clinical spectrum of hypogonadism related to metabolic and idiopathic disorders that contribute to the majority of cases that occur in adult men.
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