hypergonadotropic


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hypergonadotropic

 [hi″per-gon″ah-do-trop´ik]
relating to or caused by excessive amounts of gonadotropins.

hy·per·go·nad·o·tro·pic

(hī'pĕr-gō'nad-ō-trop'ik),
Indicating an increased production or excretion of gonadotropic hormones.

hypergonadotropic

/hy·per·go·nado·tro·pic/ (-go-nad″ah-tro´pik) relating to or caused by excessive amounts of gonadotropins.

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·per·go·nad·o·tro·pic

(hī'pĕr-gō-nad'ō-trō'pik)
Indicating an increased production or excretion of gonadotropic hormones.

hy·per·go·nad·o·tro·pic

(hī'pĕr-gō-nad'ō-trō'pik)
Indicating an increased production or excretion of gonadotropic hormones.
References in periodicals archive ?
Differential diagnosis of men with hypergonadotropic hypogonadism includes Klinefelter's syndrome, cryptorchidism, hemochromatosis, and external testicular insults including trauma, mumps, and radiation.
The syndrome is characterized by testicular destruction with extensive fibrosis and hyalinization of the seminiferous tubules resulting in small testes, hypergonadotropic hypogonadism, and azoospermia leading to primary male infertility.
A similar case of spontaneous pregnancy has been reported in a 27-year old woman with hypergonadotropic ovarian failure (4).
The long-term complications include intellectual impairment, speech disorders, cataracts, and hypergonadotropic hypogonadism in females (4-6).
1, 2) It can be described as a woman goes from a state of normal cyclicity to an ultimate state of permanent hypergonadotropic hypogonadism and amenorrhoea.
retarded development in intellectual performance, possible neurologic symptoms, and hypergonadotropic hypogonadism in most females [see Segal and Berry (2) for a comprehensive review].
After having established that they had hypergonadotropic hypogonadism, suggestive clinical features prompted the investigation of karyotyping.
In this study hypergonadotropic amenorrhea was mainly due to premature ovarian failure.