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  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What’s your diagnosis?

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    edema of genital region due to passing hormones from mother
     


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    Ambiguous genitalia.

    An autosomal recessive condition, resulting in an enzyme deficiency (mainly 21-hydroxylase). This results in low cortisol production and consequently high ACTH-secretion. The adrenal glands then become hyperplastic and too much testosteron is formed.
     


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