Other Names for this Disease
- 11-alpha beta-hydroxylase deficiency
- Adrenal hyperplasia 4
- Adrenal hyperplasia hypertensive form
- Adrenal hyperplasia IV
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency
Females with the non-classic form of 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency have normal female genitalia. As affected females get older, they may develop excessive body hair growth and irregular menstruation. Males with the non-classic form do not typically have any signs or symptoms except for short stature. High blood pressure is not a feature of the non-classic form.
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). March 2011; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/congenital-adrenal-hyperplasia-due-to-11-beta-hydroxylase-deficiency. Accessed 5/16/2012.
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Selected Full-Text Journal Articles
- Section on Endocrinology and Committee on Genetics. Technical Report: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Pediatrics; 2000;106(6):1511-1518.