Andrology pp 223-240 | Cite as

Disorders of Androgen Target Organs

  • D. Meschede
  • H. M. Behre
  • E. Nieschlag


In this chapter, as throughout this volume, we classify diseases according to where they originate, i. e. in which organ or physiological system. All disease entities dealt with under Sect. 11.1–11.2 have in common, to variable degrees, impaired action of androgens in their target organs. Gynecomastia represents an exception; this disorder will be discussed here more for reasons of clinical convenience rather than according to strictly nosological criteria.


Androgen Receptor Male Breast Cancer Androgen Receptor Gene Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism Leydig Cell Tumor 
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