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Diagnosis of Androgen Deficiency in HIV-Infected Men

Purpose:

To evaluate an HIV-infected male for evidence of androgen deficiency using the method of Mylonakis et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

other testing, complications, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

B23.8

Description:

Mylonakis et al developed a flow diagram for evaluating and managing HIV-infected men who present with symptoms suggestive of androgen deficiency. Androgen deficiency may occur in patients with HIV-disease and needs to be distinguished from other conditions that cause similar symptoms. The authors are from Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston University Medical Center in Boston.

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