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KALLMANN Syndrome – case report
I. Velea, Corina Paul, Ionela Tămăşan, Loredana Todorescu-Negru, E. Boia, F. Bîrsăşteanu and D. Oneţ
Kallmann Syndrome is classically characterized by isolated GnRH deficit associated with hypo/anosmia. Clinically the patients presented micropenis, cryptorchidism, absence of puberty occurence, infertility. The paper presents the case of an adolescent aged 16, presenting anosmia and hypogonadism (observed by family) even since he was 3 years old. He was evaluated repeatedly in different medical services, but no clear diagnosis was made. Finally, the patient was admitted in Clinic II Pediatrics for investigations and diagnosis.
Key words: anosmia, hypogonadism, testosteron