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Words related to hypogonadism

incompetence of the gonads (especially in the male with low testosterone)

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High concentrations of FSH in plasma would suggest gonadal failure in both males and females.
Factors that can modify the risk of chemotherapy-related gonadal failure Age of the patient Type of chemotherapeutic agents Cumulative dose of alkylating agent Concomitant use of abdominopelvic radiation therapy Ovarian reserve Schedule of implementation Table 2.
GONAL-f(R) is contraindicated in women who exhibit prior hypersensitivity to FSH preparations, primary gonadal failure, uncontrolled thyroid or adrenal dysfunction and pregnancy.
Higher disease activity, treatment with cyclophosphamide, older age, and a certain ethnic background were each linked with a significantly increased risk for developing premature gonadal failure in a study of 316 women with systemic lupus erythematosus.