Adrenogenital syndromes

 

Several conditions in which there is disordered sexual differentiation in which a normal male may be have precocious puberty or a female have virilization so that the external genitalia becomes ambiguous as a result of excess production of androgens. It may be

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Congenital in which case it is cause by androgen secreting adrenal cortical neoplasia such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia (utosomal recessive.).

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It may be a deficiency of 21-hydroxylase deficiency which is also autosomal recessive.

 

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