What are congenital disorders associated with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism?

Updated: Apr 03, 2019
  • Author: Maria G Vogiatzi, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Miscellaneous congenital disorders

  • Congenital deficiencies of multiple pituitary hormones - septo-optic dysplasia
  • 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 also associated with hypogonadism.

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