Kallmann syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Kallmann syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Kallmann syndrome is an endocrine disorder caused by a decrease in sex hormones, either testosterone in males or estrogen and progesterone in females. That decrease leads to a failure to start or complete puberty. The syndrome is named after Dr. Franz Kallmann, the geneticist who first described it. Normally, during fetal development there’s a region…