Kallmann syndrome- type 3- recessive


A rare inherited condition characterized by hypogonadism and impaired or absent sense of smell. The condition occurs as a result of failure of a part of the hypothalamus which results in hormonal imbalance. Type 3 is recessively inherited and the genetic defect is located at chromosome 20p13.


* Reduced sense of smell * Absent sense of smell * Reduced hormone production by testes * Reduced hormone production by ovaries * Delayed puberty * Small genitalia * Delayed growth


signs and symptoms of Kallmann syndrome, type 3, recessive may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Kallmann syndrome, type 3, recessive symptoms.