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Question Ambiguous genitalia at birth but normal 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. True Hermaphrodite
  • B. 5α-Reductase Deficiency
  • C. Female Pseudohermaphroditism
  • D. Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
  • E. Male Pseudohermaphroditism

  • Which of the following hormones is depressed in this 12-year-old child’s condition?
    • A. Estrogen
    • B. Follicle stimulating hormone
    • C. Lutenizing hormone
    • D. Testosterone
    • E. Dihydrotestosterone
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I would go with B and E
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yeah it's B.and E
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Its B and E as DHT is responsible for formation of internal structures in a male and also release of MIF
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Yup it is b and e
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