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ea0045oc6.3 | Oral Communications 6- Endocrine | BSPED2016

Reversible 5α-reductase 2 deficiency in Hypothyroidism

Kanumakala Shankar , Taylor Norman , Bahar Shazia , Buchanan Charles

Introduction: In total of 5α-reductase 2 is vital in sexual development of male foetus; its deficiency causes impaired virilisation due to defective conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone and is an important cause of Disorders of Sexual Development (DSD). We report 3 cases of severe primary acquired auto-immune hypothyroidism, which show a similar picture of 5α-reductase deficiency (5ARD) on urine steroid profile (USP) and reversible following adequate thy...