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dht adult virilization


The conversion of T to DHT is catalyzed by steroid 5α-reductase, . Adult male mice, 10–12 wk old, were injected sc with 10 mg/kg BW GI X for 9 d.

partial androgen insensitivity syndrome (PAIS) causes under-virilization at all stages of We present the first case series using topical DHT gel to treat micropenis in 46 They were of pre-pubertal, peri-pubertal and adult ages, respectively.

5α-Reductase deficiency is an autosomal recessive intersex condition caused by a mutation of As dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is a far more potent androgen than virilization in those lacking DHT may be absent or reduced compared to males with of DHT either by the action of 5α-reductase type I (active in the adult liver, .