Ruth Elisabeth Volk

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CONTEXT Congenital adrenal hyperplasia is a group of autosomal recessive inherited disorders of steroidogenesis. The deficiency of steroid 11-hydroxylase (CYP11B1) resulting from mutations in the CYP11B1 gene is the second most frequent cause. OBJECTIVE We studied the functional and structural consequences of two CYP11B1 missense mutations, which were(More)
Satoyoshi syndrome is a rare multisystemic disorder with assumed autoimmune pathogenesis. Typical clinical features are progressive painful muscle spasms, alopecia, diarrhoea, and skeletal and endocrine abnormalities often resulting in early invalidism and death. Patients have been treated with immunoglobulins and glucocorticoids with varying outcome. We(More)
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