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Uncertain Association Between Concussion and Hypogonadism

Uncertain Association Between Concussion and Hypogonadism Letters COMMENT & RESPONSE between concussion and hypogonadism, but its clinical applicability is still limited. Uncertain Association Between Concussion and Hypogonadism Jacqueline Lopez, MD To the Editor The study by Grashow et al on the association Mandeep Ghuman, MD of a history of concussion symptoms with self-reported low Author Affiliations: California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Pomona testosterone levels and erectile dysfunction (ED) seems to (Lopez); Dignity Health Family Medicine Residency Program at Northridge suggest that concussion leads to persistent pituitary dam- Hospital, Los Angeles, California (Ghuman). age. The body of research regarding traumatic brain injury Corresponding Author: Jacqueline Lopez, MD, California State Polytechnic (TBI) and pituitary dysfunction, including evidence cited by University Pomona, 3801 W Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768 (jml@cpp.edu). Grashow et al, supports an association between moderate to Published Online: April 6, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.0470 severe TBI and hypopituitarism, but to our knowledge, Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. research specifically examining the association between 1. Grashow R, Weisskopf MG, Miller KK, et al. Association of concussion concussion and hypopituitarism is lacking. Although pitu- symptoms with testosterone levels and erectile dysfunction in former professional US-style football players. JAMA Neurol. 2019. doi:10.1001/ itary dysfunction is not uncommon following moderate http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Neurology American Medical Association

Uncertain Association Between Concussion and Hypogonadism

JAMA Neurology , Volume 77 (6) – Jun 6, 2020

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American Medical Association
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2168-6149
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10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.0470
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Abstract

Letters COMMENT & RESPONSE between concussion and hypogonadism, but its clinical applicability is still limited. Uncertain Association Between Concussion and Hypogonadism Jacqueline Lopez, MD To the Editor The study by Grashow et al on the association Mandeep Ghuman, MD of a history of concussion symptoms with self-reported low Author Affiliations: California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Pomona testosterone levels and erectile dysfunction (ED) seems to (Lopez); Dignity Health Family Medicine Residency Program at Northridge suggest that concussion leads to persistent pituitary dam- Hospital, Los Angeles, California (Ghuman). age. The body of research regarding traumatic brain injury Corresponding Author: Jacqueline Lopez, MD, California State Polytechnic (TBI) and pituitary dysfunction, including evidence cited by University Pomona, 3801 W Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768 (jml@cpp.edu). Grashow et al, supports an association between moderate to Published Online: April 6, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.0470 severe TBI and hypopituitarism, but to our knowledge, Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. research specifically examining the association between 1. Grashow R, Weisskopf MG, Miller KK, et al. Association of concussion concussion and hypopituitarism is lacking. Although pitu- symptoms with testosterone levels and erectile dysfunction in former professional US-style football players. JAMA Neurol. 2019. doi:10.1001/ itary dysfunction is not uncommon following moderate

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JAMA NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 6, 2020

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