Gonadal disorders
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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English

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StatementHenry G. Burger and Robert I. McLachlan.
SeriesEndocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America -- 27/4
ContributionsBurger, H. G., McLachlan, Robert I.
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Open LibraryOL17546696M

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Dysplasia and undifferentiated gonadal tissue were only encountered in cases of genetic or chromosomal abnormality ('dysgenesis' groups in the disorders of sex development consensus classification). 'Dysgenetic testes', related to an embryonic malformation of the gonad, have variable histological presentations, from normal to by: 7. Adrenocortical failure most commonly is due to a decrease in production of 1 or more adrenal hormones. Decreased production of adrenocortical hormones may be a consequence of adrenocortical disease or tropic hormone loss. This chapter has three goals: summarize adrenal disorders, identify adrenal emergencies, and describe gonadal disorders. This comprehensive book examines the complex interplay between endocrine and kidney disorders, and how this inter-relationship impacts patients with chronic kidney disease. Authored by experts in areas of endocrinology and nephrology, chapters cover a variety of topics, including diabetes, metabolic syndrome, thyroid dysfunction, gonadal. Ursula Kaiser, Ken K.Y. Ho, in Williams Textbook of Endocrinology (Thirteenth Edition), Evaluation. In evaluating hypogonadal patients in the absence of an obvious pituitary or gonadal disorder, the primary diagnostic challenge is to distinguish constitutional pubertal delay from other causes of hypogonadotropism. , When puberty is delayed after 14 years of age, a primary.

  Common symptoms of gonadal disorders can include late puberty, infertility, erectile dysfunction and hypogonadism. What are gonadal disorder care options? Hormone therapy is a common treatment for gonadal disorders. If an underlying problem like a tumor is causing the disorder, removal of the tumor may be a possibility. Disorders of sex development (DSDs) are congenital conditions in which development of the chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomic sex is atypical and may affect up to individuals in the population (1– 3).Some of these disorders primarily affect the gonads, includXX testicular DSD (formerly called “XX maleness”) XY DSD with partial or complete gonadal dysgenesis. Hypergonadism is a disorder characterised by an abnormal elevation of reproductive hormones (oestrogen or testosterone). The onset of this pathology can be evoked by several causes: Genetic factors, auto-immunes disorders, tumours, etc. In general, hypergonadism symptoms include: precocious puberty, increased hair growth, or increase in libido.   CONCLUSIONS--The results suggest a diagnosis of frasier syndrome, a disorder characterized by true gonadal dysgenesis and end-stage renal disease occurring in normal phenotypic girls. Although previously reported only in individuals with a 46,XX karyotype, our studies indicate that frasier syndrome may also occur in 46,XX girls.

Gonadal dysgenesis is classified as any congenital developmental disorder of the reproductive system in the male or female. It is the atypical development of the gonads in an embryo, with reproductive tissue replaced with functionless, fibrous tissue, termed streak gonads. Streak gonads are a form of aplasia, resulting in hormonal failure that manifests as sexual infantism and infertility. Classic galactosemia is a hereditary disorder of galactose metabolism, caused by deficiency of one of the enzymes of the Leloir pathway, the main pathway responsible for galactose metabolism in the human body. The information on gonadal function in male and female patients with classic galactosemia is based on the literature known to the.   Gonadal function and dysfunction Dr Thomas Fox Endocrine SpR Derriford Hospital Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. TY - CHAP. T1 - Disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. AU - Layman, Lawrence C. PY - /12/1. Y1 - /12/1. N2 - This chapter reviews the molecular basis of reproductive disorders in the human, including those that result in hypogonadism as well as eugonadism along with focus on the diagnosis and clinical features of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis disorders.