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A 7 year old boy presents with Turner stage 4 genital and pubic hair development (significant enlargement of penis and scrotum, darkening of scrotal skin, and adult type pubic hair). Which of the following would you most likely find in a patient with adrenogenital syndrome?



A. Increased ACTH, increased cortisol, decreased aldosterone
B. Decreased ACTH, decreased cortisol, decreased alsosterone
C. Increased urinary 17-ketosteroids
D. Hyperglycemia
E. Anosmia
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Increased urinary 17-ketosteroids-precocious sexual development can be the result of 21-beta-hydroxylase deficiency. this deficiency will reduce the output of both mineralocorticoids (from the zona...Read More
 

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