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DIT adrenals

3 beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency inability to produce GCs, MCs, SHs; early death; excessive salt secretion in urine
17 alpha hydroxylase deficiency inability to produce GCs, SHs; increased MCs; =female with HTN
11 beta hydroxylase deficiency inability to produce aldosterone, GCs; increased deoxycorticosterone = HTN; increased SH = masculinization
Adult male w/ elevated serum cortisol and signs of cushings. Cortisol is suppressed with high dose dexamethasone. ACTH producing pituitary tumor
A very tan child w/ a pale mother presents to your clinic and is found to be hypotensive. 21 alpha hydroxylase def.
21 beta hydroxylase deficiency inability to produce GC (increased ACTH); inability to produce MC (hypotension); increased SH (masculinization)
Created by: kayjames



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