Hypogonadism

Clinical Manifestations

Pulmonary Manifestations

  • Acute/Chronic Hypoventilation (see Acute Hypoventilation, [[Acute Hypoventilation]] and Chronic Hypoventilation, [[Chronic Hypoventilation]]): due to impaired hypoxic/hypercapnic ventilatory response in the setting of testosterone administration
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) (see Obstructive Sleep Apnea, [[Obstructive Sleep Apnea]]): due to impaired hypoxic/hypercapnic ventilatory response in the setting of testosterone administration

References

  • Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome induced by testosterone administration. N Engl J Med. 1983 Mar 3;308(9):508-10 [MEDLINE]