Corpus ID: 68017236

Déficit de andrógenos en el paciente terminal

  title={D{\'e}ficit de andr{\'o}genos en el paciente terminal},
  author={M. Caballero and C. C. Pinna and M. C. Pinna},
  journal={Medicina Paliativa},
The androgen deficiency is an endocrine anomaly not studied in terminal patients, except in those infected by AIDS. The symptoms in patients with a terminal illnesses can be unspecific and overlap with depressive symptomatology or caquexia-anorexia syndrome. The specific symptoms of hypogonadism (decrease of libido and erection difficulty) can only be observed if the integral approach of patients include the sexual field. The recognition of these symptoms is of prior importance to some patients… Expand