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Adrenogenital syndrome: A condition where excessive secretion of adrenocortical androgens cause a somatic masculization or ?virilization? effect on a fetus or baby. Symptoms in girls may include masculization of sex organs, low voice, acne, amenorrhea and masculine hair distribution and muscle growth. Symptoms in boys include enlarged penis, small testes. Children with the condition are usually taller than average but develop into short adults. Also called adrenal virilism or congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
Adrenogenital syndrome: Abnormal SEX DIFFERENTIATION caused by disorders of the GONADS or the ADRENAL GLANDS, such as CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA and ADRENAL CORTEX NEOPLASMS. Due to abnormal steroid biosynthesis, clinical features include VIRILISM in females; FEMINIZATION in males; or precocious sexual development in children.
Source: MeSH 2007
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Adrenogenital syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Adrenogenital syndrome, or a subtype of Adrenogenital syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Adrenogenital syndrome: Another name for Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (or close medical condition association).
»Introduction: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
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Treatments for Adrenogenital syndrome (Congenital adrenal hyperplasia) include:
Treatment of Adrenogenital syndrome: For more treatment information about Adrenogenital syndrome, see treatment of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (Adrenogenital syndrome)
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a genetic disease that affects the adrenal glands. The production of several important hormones...(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)
Adrenogenital syndrome (symptom): this condition is also more properly known as congenital...more »
Adrenogenital syndrome (symptom): See Adrenogenital syndrome (symptom information).
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