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Question Transformed from ambiguous to normal male genitalia at puberty!

A mother brings in her 12-year-old son for a regular checkup. He was born with ambiguous genitalia; however once he hit puberty he developed normal male genitalia. What is his diagnosis?
A. Male Pseudohermaphroditism
B. Female Pseudohermaphroditism
C. Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
D. True Hermaphrodite
E. 5α-Reductase Deficiency
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Penis at 12 syndrome- 5 a reductase deficiency
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Answer is E, 5-alfa reductase, due Lack of conversation of Testosterone - to - DHT.
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The answer is A
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the answer is e
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the answer is e
easy 1
Yeap it was hehehe =p
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E. 5α-Reductase Deficiency
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