Reproductive effects of nontesticular illness.

  title={Reproductive effects of nontesticular illness.},
  author={Hugh William Gordon Baker},
  journal={Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America},
  volume={27 4},
Diseases in other organs may impair the male reproductive system. Acute critical conditions such as severe trauma, surgery, myocardial infarction, burns, liver failure, intoxication, or starvation are associated with suppression of gonadotropin secretion and secondary hypogonadism. With chronic illnesses, a primary testicular disorder with elevated… CONTINUE READING