gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue


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gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogue

A polypeptide analogue of gonadotropin-releasing hormone–GnRH; some are more potent than GnRH in stimulating gonadotropin release Examples Leuprolide, histrelin, administered in a pulsatile fashion to restore lost GnRH, normalize pituitary-gonadal function, as in congenital GnRH deficiencies–eg, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism with Kallmann syndrome or without anosmia, or in acquired GnRH deficiency secondary to RT of the CNS, pituitary tumors, or panhypopituitarism. See Gonadotropin-releasing hormone.
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