Classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency, simple virilizing form
Synonyms: Classic 21-OHD CAH, simple virilizing form
A form of classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency characterized by abnormal genital development with variable levels of virilization in females and normal genitalia in males in association with glucocorticoid insufficiency with absence of salt-wasting accelerated growth velocity and bone maturation premature adrenarche and precocious puberty leading to reduced adult height. Females have a normal uterus and various degrees of abnormal vaginal development.
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