How is 3-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency identified in the evaluation of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)?

Updated: Oct 06, 2020
  • Author: Thomas A Wilson, MD; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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3-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency is indicated by an abnormal ratio of 17-hydroxypregnenolone to 17-hydroxyprogesterone and dehydroepiandrosterone to androstenedione.


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