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October 1977

Congenital Adrenal Hypoplasia and Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles.

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(10):1117-1118. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120230063010

• A 19-year-old male patient with congenital adrenal hypoplasia and elevated plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone level was found to have gonadotropin deficiency. Other hypothalamic-pituitary functions were normal. A possible relationship between hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction and development of the cytomegalic form of congenital hypoplasia of the adrenals is suggested.

(Am J Dis Child 131:1117-1118, 1977)

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