male androgens

Androgens and the aging male

General Information from MedlinePlus (5 links). Dhtr deficiency dihydrotestosterone receptor deficiency, additional Information Resources, medlinePlus (4 links). Androgen receptors allow cells to respond to androgens, which are hormones (such as

) that direct male sexual development. However, there is a progressive reduction in male hypothalamic-pituitary- gonadal (HPG) axis function: testosterone levels decline through both central ( pituitary). Frequency, genetic Changes, mutations in the, aR gene cause androgen insensitivity syndrome. Androgen, any of a group of hormones that primarily influence the growth and development of the male reproductive system. Mutations in type 2 isozyme cause male pseudohermaphroditism, and many mutations have been reported from various ethnic groups. A condition is considered X-linked if the mutated gene that causes the disorder is located on the. Androgens play a crucial role in the development of male reproductive organs such as the epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicle, prostate. Download PDF, open All, close All, description. Androgen deficiency is when the body has lower levels of male sex hormones, particularly testosterone, than is needed for health. Omim (1 link sources for This Page).

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