n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Anabolic steroid induced hypogonadism : case report
|Article Title||Anabolic steroid induced hypogonadism : case report|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum|
|Affiliations||1 Stellenbosch University, 2 Stellenbosch University, 3 Stellenbosch University and 4 Stellenbosch University|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||9 - 11|
For men who use anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) a unique condition known as anabolic steroid-induced hypogonadism (ASIH) becomes a real concern. ASIH has recently been identified as a potentially underrecognized cause of hypogonadism and infertility in young men. At present there is a lack of information in the literature regarding demographics, characteristics and psychological make-up of AAS users. Furthermore there are no clear recommendations for the management of AAS-induced complications.
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