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Related to hypogonadotropic: Kallmann syndrome, hypogonadotropic amenorrhea

hypogonadotropic

 [hi″po-gon″ah-do-trōp´ik]
relating to or caused by deficiency of gonadotropin.

hy·po·gon·a·do·trop·ic

(hī'pō-gon'ă-dō-trop'ik),
Indicating inadequate secretion of gonadotropins and its consequences.

hypogonadotropic

/hy·po·go·nado·tro·pic/ (-go-nad″ah-tro´pik) relating to or caused by deficiency of gonadotropin.

hypogonadism

Endocrinology
1. Inadequate gonadal function, as manifest by defects in gametogenesis, secretion of, and/or response to, gonadal hormones. Cf Androgen replacement therapy.
2. A clinical condition with ↓ or absent phenotypic expression of a person's sexual genotype, which may be 1º, due to a lack of end organ response to FSH or LH produced normally by an intact pituitary gland–hypergonadotropic hypogonadism, or 2º to defective hypothalamic or pituitary hormonal activity–hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
Hypogonadism, etiology
Primary
Hypergonadotropic Turner syndrome, XX Turner sydrome, XX pure gonadal dysgenesis, mixed gonadal dysgenesis, autoimmune ovarian disease
Hypergonadotropic Congenital anorchia, rudimentary testes, germ cell hypoplasia–del Castillo syndrome, XY Turner phenotype–Noonan syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome and variants, XX males, XYY males
Secondary
Hypogonadotropic Carpenter syndrome, hypopituitarism, Lawrence-Moon-Biedl, multiple lentigines syndrome, polycystic ovaries
Hypogonadotropic Amyloidosis, Carpenter syndome, fertile eunuch syndrome, Fröhlich syndrome, Sheehan syndrome, Kallmann's disease, Laurence-Moon-Biedl disease, Lowe syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome  
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hy·po·gon·a·do·tro·pic

(hī'pō-gon'ă-dō-trō'pik)
Indicating inadequate secretion of gonadotropins and its consequences.

hypogonadotropic

relating to or caused by deficiency of gonadotropin.
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Increased frequency of anxiety, depression, quality of life and sexual life in young hypogonadotropic hypogonadal males and impacts of testosterone replacement therapy on these conditions.
Detected pubertal abnormalities were hypergonadotropic hypogonadism in 3 patients (2 females and 1 male; 6%) and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in 1 female patient (2%).
Based on the presence and absence of sense of smell, idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (IHH) forms two major subtypes: Kallmann Syndrome (KS) with anosmia/hyposmia and normosomic IHH (nIHH).
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The doses of hCG utilized for treatment of male hypogonadotropic hypogonadism are much higher than are used in the weight loss protocol so it is unlikely that significant androgen production is occurring; but there is no literature that describes hormonal levels during the Simeons protocol.
Inactivating mutations in the human KISS1R (KISS1 receptor) gene cause hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (1).
Effects of human recombinant luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone in patients with acquired hypogonadotropic hypogonadism: study of Sertoli and Leydig cell secretions and interactions.
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