A 55-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

Why do female patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia not have male internal genitalia?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
TheyAreFemaleKaryoty: Females with congenital adrenal Hyperplasia severe variety may have large clitoris and external genitalia may look like male but they are Female Karyotype on Chromosome exam and internal organs are female It is due to exposure to high concentration of Androgens in utero
Answered on Mar 16, 2015

Have health concerns or questions and need access to a doctor? HealthTap has you covered.

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe not : You need to see an adult endocrinologist. After 30 years of steroid hormone suppression it is no easy task to be weaned. However, weaning is dependent ... Read More
2
2 comments
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Varies: This situation is extremely serious even if the illness is mild. There are various ways of treating it, but you need to discuss this with Junior's phy ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Endocrinologist deci: It seems you are doing well, you adrenal functions are getting better.Two mg dose is minimal dose you need at present , to reduce it further is too ea ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Ask your doctor: Do not adjust your dose of Prednisolone without discussing it with your doctor. The effects of lowering the medication too quickly to making your lev ... Read More
1
1 thank

Have health concerns or questions and need access to a doctor? HealthTap has you covered.

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month