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Adrenogenital syndrome

Introduction: Adrenogenital syndrome

Description of Adrenogenital syndrome

Adrenogenital syndrome (medical condition): Congenital genetic disease with insufficiency of the adrenal...more »

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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia:
  »Introduction: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  »Symptoms of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  »Treatments for Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

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

Adrenogenital syndrome: Related Topics

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Adrenogenital syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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.
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Adrenogenital syndrome as a Disease

Adrenogenital syndrome: Another name for Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  »Symptoms of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  »Treatments for Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Adrenogenital syndrome: Related Diseases

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Symptoms of Adrenogenital syndrome (Congenital adrenal hyperplasia)

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Treatments for Adrenogenital syndrome (Congenital adrenal hyperplasia)

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)

Adrenogenital syndrome: Article Excerpts about Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a genetic disease that affects the adrenal glands. The production of several important...(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Adrenogenital syndrome as a Symptom

Adrenogenital syndrome (symptom): this condition is also more properly known as congenital adrenal...more »

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