Johns Hopkins Diabetes GuideComplications and ComorbiditiesEndocrine

Male Hypogonadism

Swaytha Yalamanchi, M.D., Amin Sabet, M.D.
Male Hypogonadism is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Johns Hopkins Guides provide diagnosis, management, and treatment guidance for infectious diseases, diabetes, and psychiatric conditions. Explore these free sample topics:

Johns Hopkins Guides

~~ The first section of this topic is shown below ~~

DEFINITION

  • Male hypogonadism is a clinical syndrome that results from the failure of the testes to produce physiologic testosterone levels and/or normal number of spermatazoa as a result of disruption of one or more levels of the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis [4].
  • Classified as primary (resulting from testicular disease), secondary (resulting from pituitary and/or hypothalamic disease), or combined primary/secondary.

~~ To view the remaining sections of this topic, please
or purchase a subscription ~~

Last updated: May 3, 2015