KALLMANN SYNDROME - A RARE AND TREATABLE CAUSE OF MALE INFERTILITY WITH IMAGING FINDINGS
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Rana Pratap Singh, Khalid Mahmood, Anshul Garg, Kanika Goel, Kamlesh Gunjana
2016 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Kallmann syndrome is a rare genetic disorder due to abnormal migration of olfactory axons and gonadotropin releasing hormone producing neurons, characterised by hypogonadism and anosmia. We report a case of Kallmann syndrome in a 20-year-old married male with characteristic clinical, biochemical and MRI findings and his management initially with testosterone to induce virilisation and later with gonadotropins to initiate spermatogenesis. The importance of the report is that it highlights a rare
more » ... t highlights a rare case where appropriate diagnosis and management could restore masculinity and probably fertility. KEYWORDS Kallmann Syndrome, Infertility. HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE: Singh RP, Mahmood K, Garg A, et al. Kallmann syndrome -a rare and treatable cause of male infertility with imaging findings.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2016/1391 fatcat:jljt2bsznjaovh7juozfvlzuby