Adiposogenital dystrophy

A rare acquired endocrine disorder more commonly affecting males. It is caused by lesions in the hypothalamus. Clinical signs include obesity, short stature, pubertal delay, hypogonadism, visual impairment, polydipsia and polyuria.

Disease Alternative Name

babinski-froelich syndrome
frohlich syndrome
sexual infantilism
dystrophia adiposogenitalis
hypothalamic infantilism-obesity
launois-cleret syndrome

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