Sexuality and quality of life in congenital hypogonadisms

María Fernanda Garrido Oyarzún, Camil Castelo-Branco

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Turner syndrome and idiopathic congenital hypogonadism including Kallmann syndrome are conditions associated to a large number of widely known comorbidities that need a medical support forever. One of the characteristics shared by both conditions is the lack of sexual development that influencing the sexuality functioning and quality of life of the affected women. Few studies have been conducted to assess these topics, but they need to be considered in the treatment to all women with hypogonadism. This review on the major medical issues and psychological aspects, also focus in the present knowledge about sexual function and quality of life of women with Turner syndrome and idiopathic congenital hypogonadism, which aims to help in the comprehensive management of these patients.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)947-950
Number of pages4
JournalGynecological Endocrinology
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2016


  • Idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
  • Kallmann syndrome
  • quality of life
  • sexual function
  • Turner syndrome


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