Kallman's syndrome


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Noun1.Kallman's syndrome - hypogonadism with anosmia; a congenital sexual disorder that prevents the testicles from maturing at puberty
hypogonadism - incompetence of the gonads (especially in the male with low testosterone); results in deficient development of secondary sex characteristics and (in prepubertal males) a body with long legs and a short trunk
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Chromosomal causes of male infertility include Klinefelter syndrome, cystic fibrosis and its variants, trisomy, Y-chromosome microdeletions, Noonan syndrome, and Kallman's syndrome.
There was tragedy even in Jimmy Scott's birth: He had Kallman's Syndrome, an hereditary, hormonal deficiency that arrested his growth, and as an adult, his voice and his appearance caused many to mistake him often for a woman.
Jimmy Scott has Kallman's Syndrome, a hereditary hormonal deficiency which arrested his development.