infiltrative disorder

infiltrative disorder

[infil′trətiv]
a condition caused by the diffusion or accumulation in cells or tissues of substances not normally found in those cells or tissues, as in granulomatous diseases.
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Low testosterone combined with low or normal LH/FSH levels suggests a secondary etiology of hypogonadism, which includes pituitary neoplasms, hyperprolactinemia, hemochromatosis infiltrative disorders, genetic disorders of GnRH secretion, genetic disorders of gonadotropin secretion or action, genetic disorders of pituitary development, eating disorders, or use of anabolic steroids.
Given the laboratory findings, the negative surgical or radiation history to the neck, and the absence of any symptoms suggestive of infiltrative disorders of the parathyroid glands, the diagnosis of idiopathic autoimmune hypoparathyroidism as a cause of her hypocalcemia was made.