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30 Possible Causes for Luteinizing Hormone Low, Obesity, Testicular Biopsy Abnormal

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    Obesity is reported to have adverse effects on semen quality and the endocrine system.[] Endocrinological examination revealed a high growth hormone (GH) concentration, low testosterone concentration, and high follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone[] Testicular biopsies of KS infants and boys demonstrated decreased or absent germ cells and abnormal seminiferous tubules ( 16 , 50 – 52 ).[]

  • Hypogonadism

    Furthermore, obesity is a risk factor for hypogonadism and conversely hypogonadism may be a risk factor for obesity.[] hormone ( 9.4 mU/mL)], secondary (low total testosterone, low/normal luteinizing hormone), primary (low total testosterone, elevated luteinizing hormone) and compensated[] If tests confirm that you have low testosterone, further testing can determine if a testicular disorder or a pituitary abnormality is the cause.[]

  • Orchitis

    Fecal transplant is used to treat gut infections and is now being studied as a treatment for obesity, urinary tract infections, irritable bowel syndrome and more.[] […] in mumps orchitis, have found low testosterone levels, elevated luteinizing hormone (LH) levels and an exaggerated pituitary response to LH-releasing hormone stimulation[] Whether scrotal hernias and obese patients are suitable depends entirely upon the surgeon’s familiarity with the technique [ 80, 241 ].[]

  • Sertoli Cell-Only Syndrome

    Klinefelter syndrome. 0001939 Abnormality of the thorax Abnormality of the chest 0000765 Gynecomastia Enlarged male breast 0000771 Male-limited autosomal dominant 0001475 Obesity[] Plasma testosterone, LH (luteinizing hormone), and FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) measurements are helpful in separating these conditions.[] Human testicular biopsy specimens were obtained from patients suffering from post-testicular infertility (testis showing normal spermatogenesis, 10 cases) and testicular infertility[]

  • Central Precocious Puberty

    Obese children enter puberty at earlier ages than do non-obese children.[] Although basal levels of luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone are low, similar to what is expected in the pre-pubertal period, testosterone levels are high[] A testicular biopsy was not done. Our patient was treated with four cycles of preoperative chemotherapy (cisplatin, alternating with carboplatin/dox-orubicin).[]

  • Leydig Cell Tumor

    On examination, she had central obesity, facial hirsutism, and male pattern baldness.[] Serum levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) were inappropriately low for a post-menopausal woman, with high levels of estradiol.[]

  • Primary Male Hypogonadism

    Secondary hypogonadism is associated with obesity and primary hypogonadism predominately with age.[] Patients who have demonstrably low levels of luteinizing hormone often need some form of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in order to preserve healthy function.[] These studies may include: Hormone testing Semen analysis Pituitary imaging Genetic studies Testicular biopsy Testosterone testing also plays an important role in managing[]

  • Anorchia

    […] disruptors, bariatric surgery, androgen deficiency, genetic causes of obesity, endocrine rhythms, and the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in thyroid cancer.[] Tests include testosterone levels (low); follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone levels (elevated); X,Y karyotype; ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging showing[] Testicular biopsy is rarely indicated (special fixative required).[]

  • Hypocupremia

    We report a case of hypocupremia resulting in hematologic abnormalities and myeloneuropathy after gastrojejunal bypass surgery for morbid obesity.[] Etiology of hypogonadism For men with confirmed low testosterone levels, serum luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) levels should be measured to[] If tests confirm that you have low testosterone, further testing can determine if a testicular disorder or a pituitary abnormality is the cause.[]

  • Infertility

    Obese men show low estrogen and low testosterone levels as well. Further Reading What is Obesity? Causes of Obesity and Overweight Obesity, What Can be Done?[] hormone levels. 43 Other low-cost methods of monitoring for ovulation, although less effective, include basal body temperature measurements and cervical mucus changes. 42[] In some instances, a biopsy of testicular tissue can identify infertility problems such as sperm production, abnormal growths, tumors, or underdeveloped reproductive organs[]

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