endocrinology
Hormones

Taipan bite has unusual endocrine complication: hypogonadism

A Queensland man bitten by a taipan snake developed unusual endocrine complications of hypogonadism and gynaecomastia, according to clinicians in Cairns. The 69-year-old man showed rapidly evolving hypogonadal symptoms that developed two months after he presented to a small hospital in remote Queensland with life-threatening envenomation following a bite on the ankle by a taipan. ...

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