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dystrophia adiposogenitalis


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A range of endocrine abnormalities (adiposogenital dystrophy, Fröhlich's syndrome) believed to result from damage to the hypothalamus that resembles Prader–Willi syndrome but without an identified genetic lesion. Characterized primarily by obesity and hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism in adolescent boys.

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