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Andropause MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Andropause
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.157.249
G08.686.841.249.249
Unique ID
D047649
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047649
Scope Note
An endocrine state in men, characterized by a significant decline in the production of TESTOSTERONE; DEHYDROEPIANDROSTERONE; and other hormones such as HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE. Andropause symptoms are related to the lack of androgens including DEPRESSION, sexual dysfunction, and OSTEOPOROSIS. Andropause may also result from hormonal ablation therapy for malignant diseases.
Entry Term(s)
Change of Life, Male
NLM Classification #
WJ 702
Previous Indexing
Aged (1965-2004)
Climacteric (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2016/06/02
Andropause Preferred
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