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Thyroid Hypogonadism + Anosmia

Kallman syndrome which is due to hypothalamic defect in producing GnRH and thereby causing hypogonadotrophic hypogondism and a congenital loss of smell (Anosmia) is a characterisitc syndrome that is commonly asked about in the USMLE.
Low LH, Low FSH, Low Testosterone, Males and females, & Normal stature (as opposed to Klinefilter) are other features of Kallman.
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Kallman--> 2ry hypogonadism ---> decresese FSH, LH, Androgen
Klinefelter's--> 1ry hypogonadim ---> increased FSH,LH, decreased Androgen
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Lack of secondary sexual characteristics
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failure of migration of gnrh secreting cells from olfactory bulb to hypothalamus.
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failure of migration of gnrh secreting cells from olfactory bulb to hypothalamus.
color blindness iz also its feature
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