PHYLLIS C. WALKER, M.D.; PAUL R. MCCURDY, M.D.
Hypogonadism in the male has long been recognized. However, it is only in recent years, with the use of hormonal assays and testicular biopsy, that a more rational approach to the etiology and treatment of this entity has been utilized. Briefly, hypogonadism has been classified into prepuberal and postpuberal groups, and division has been further aided by determination of the pituitary gonadotropic hormones in the urine. Thus, a hypogonadotropic or secondary testicular failure group and a hypergonadotropic or primary testicular failure group are elicited. Testicular morphology correlates with and aids in this differentiation.1, 2
Klinefelter, Reifenstein and Albright were among
WALKER PC, MCCURDY PR. KLINEFELTER'S SYNDROME: A REPORT OF A CASE WITH SOME UNUSUAL FEATURES1. Ann Intern Med. 1955;43:206–212. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-43-1-206
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;43(1):206-212.
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