What are common causes of hypogonadism?

Updated: Apr 03, 2019
  • Author: Maria G Vogiatzi, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Hypogonadism can occur in association with miscellaneous congenital disorders, including Prader-Willi syndrome, Laurence-Moon syndrome, Bardet-Biedl syndrome, [1]  and Gaucher disease. Leptin deficiency (also associated with morbid obesity) and iron overload from chronic transfusions or hemochromatosis are other sources of hypogonadism.

The following causes of hypogonadism are noted.


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