hypoandrogenism

hypoandrogenism

a deficiency of androgens in the body leading to a lack of virility and sexual potency. See also feminizing syndrome, testosterone-responsive dermatosis.
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BACKGROUND: Mild hypoandrogenism in men, usually defined by low levels of testosterone, is a peculiar feature of abdominal obesity that independently predicts the development of insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus.
Thus, hypoandrogenism (hypogonadal) is an early marker for disturbances in insulin and glucose metabolism that may progress to the metabolic syndrome or frank diabetes.
2007), then hypoandrogenism could be another contributor to the epidemic of obesity and related disorders.
Abnormal expansion of the CAG repeats beyond 36 leads to Kennedy disease, which is accompanied by signs of hypoandrogenism (6).