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What is the etiolgoy, clinical feature, and treatment? 8)


Kallmanns syndrome is a failure to secrete GnRH coupled with anosmia (loss of smell). This results in hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and failure to develop during puberty. It is actually associated with boys more than girls (5:1 ratio) and may be somehat x-linked. Treatment would probably by exogenous steroid replacement or leuprolide.


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