5 α-Reductase Type 2 Deficiency — Response to Dihydrotestosterone Gel: Authors’ Reply

@article{Vupputuri20135T,
  title={5 $\alpha$-Reductase Type 2 Deficiency — Response to Dihydrotestosterone Gel: Authors’ Reply},
  author={M. Vupputuri and Madhurima Kandepu and Harikishore Reddy Devireddy},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={81},
  pages={985}
}
To the Editor: We read with great interest the letter by Ammini et al. on our article “5 α-reductase type 2 deficiency—Response to dihydrotestosterone gel” [1]. While Ammini et al. observed increased penile length in response to dihydrotestosterone gel in a 13-y-old child who was clearly in pubertal development, we observed almost similar magnitude of response in our patient at the age of one year. We opine that if treatment is initiated at a young age, it may help in lessening parental anxiety… Expand