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Hemochromatosis Unveiled by Testosterone Replacement in a Man with Hypogonadism

  • Aidar R. Gosmanov
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    Requests for reprints should be addressed to Aidar R. Gosmanov, MD, PhD, Department of Medicine, Endocrinology Section, Stratton VAMC, 113 Holland Avenue, Room A738, Albany, NY 12208.
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    Endocrinology Section, Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, NY
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      Hemochromatosis is a primary iron overload syndrome that, if untreated, can result in end-organ dysfunction, including hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
      • Yen A.W.
      • Fancher T.L.
      • Bowlus C.L.
      Revisiting hereditary hemochromatosis: current concepts and progress.
      Here we describe a case of missed diagnosis of hemochromatosis that was unmasked by testosterone therapy in a man with hypogonadism.
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