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5-alpha-reductase deficiency

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  1. The condition affects only males (i.e. those with a Y chromosome) because DHT has no known role in female development

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 25, 2008
  2. (5-ARD) is an autosomal recessive intersex condition caused by a mutation of the 5-alpha reductase type 2 gene

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  3. 5-alpha-reductase is an enzyme that converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in peripheral tissues. 5-alpha-reductase deficiency-2 is biochemically characterized by low to low normal levels of testosterone and decreased levels of 5α-DHT, c

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  4. OMIM article

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  5. The number of people with this condition varies geographically, depending on how much of a given population is interrelated

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