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Haemochromatosis presenting with loss of libido and impotence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8853262     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Haemochromatosis may present in different ways according to the organ predominantly affected by iron overload. Presentation with symptoms caused by deficiency of pituitary gonadotrophins is recognized but rarely reported. We present such a case and argue that haemochromatosis may be a more common cause of impotence than is presently realized.
N C Fisher; P R Daggett
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0954-691X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Publication Date:  1996 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-26     Completed Date:  1996-12-26     Revised Date:  2009-10-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000874     Medline TA:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  705-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Endocrinology, Staffordshire General Infirmary, Stafford, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Erectile Dysfunction / etiology*
Hemochromatosis / complications*,  diagnosis
Liver / pathology
Middle Aged

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