Kallman syndrome

What is Kallman syndrome?

Kallmann syndrome is a genetic condition where the primary symptom is a failure to start puberty or a failure to fully complete it. It occurs in both males and females and has the additional symptoms of hypogonadism and almost invariably infertility. Kallmann syndrome also features the additional symptom of an altered sense of smell; either completely absent (anosmia) or highly reduced (hyposmia). Kallmann syndrome occurs when the hypothalamic neurons that are responsible for releasing gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH neurons) fail to migrate into the hypothalamus during embryonic development.

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hi. I would like to know if a short course of weak androgen, given in teenage boy with cdgp, has a stimulating effect on gnrh releasing...

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As you have said that you had constitutional delay in growth and puberty and your...

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I am 29 years old and was very recently diagnosed by Kallman's syndrome and as you know my testicles are 6-8cc (Left) and and right is...

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Thanks for writing in. Kallman s syndrome is a form of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism where the basic defect is in hypothalamus and...

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Hi...I am a 27 year old male...i am tested positive for azoospermia... i am very eager to become a father.. is there any effective treatment for...

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Azoospermia means complete lack of spermatozoa in ejaculatory fluid,

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