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Keyword - Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (KW-1016)

Definition

Protein which, if defective, causes hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, a disorder characterized by a deficiency of the pituitary secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH). Affected individuals present with absent or impaired sexual development due to sex-steroid-hormone deficiency, low serum levels of the pituitary gonadotropins FSH and LH, and infertility.

Synonyms

  • HH
  • Idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
  • IHH
  • Isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism

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