IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 46 / Issue 3 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog4681.2019

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Open Access Case Report
Partners sexual dysfunctions as problems in gynecological praxis - a case of men libido disorder associated with rare endocrine disruption (Addison’s disease)
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1 Department of Gynecology, Faculty of Perinatology and Gynecology, Section of Adolescence Gynecology and Sexuology, Poznań University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland
2 Department of Morphological and Health Sciences, Dietetic Division, Poznan University of Physical Education, Faculty of Physical Culture in Gorzów, Gorzów, Poland
*Correspondence: (M. MIZGIER)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2019, 46(3), 487–488;
Published: 10 June 2019

The authors present a case that clearly shows how the essential the element of gynecological anamnesis is the issue of sexual life and partner problems. The first author is a gynecologist and sexologist. A 58-year-old woman came to the Gynecological Clinic for regular annual gynecological control; when asked about the issues of sexual intercourse, she said that for reasons of partnership, husband’s malaise and loss of libido in him, there was no intercourse, although they have had a good marriage for years and wanted to remain together. A sexological consultation for her husband was recommended. This patient aged 58 years reported to the Sexology Clinic because of a substantial feeling of libido loss. He had skin hyperpigmentation, persistent fatigue, lack of appetite, and nausea. After examination was diagnosed, primary adrenal insufficiency was confirmed. The endocrynological treatment of the underlying disease improved sexual function as well. It improved sexual relationship between the patient and his wife.

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