A 56-year-old member asked:
what is congenital adrenal hyperplasia?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered
48 years experience Pathology
Enzyme defeciency: This disease results from deficiency of an enzyme, 21 hydroxylase, that is essential for synthesis of adrenal hormones. Block in the synthesis of glucoroticoids causes excess production of male sex hormones. See this site for more information. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001448/.
Answered on Jun 9, 2016
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