Normal ovarian function in a mild form of late-onset 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency.

@article{Medina1986NormalOF,
  title={Normal ovarian function in a mild form of late-onset 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency.},
  author={Marilyn Medina and Joaqu{\'i}n Herrera and Marcela Flores and Olga Mart{\'i}n and Jos{\'e} Maŕıa Ancochea Berm{\'u}dez and Arturo Zarate},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1986},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={1021-5}
}
Late-onset 3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (HSD) deficiency was diagnosed in a 30-year-old woman with hirsutism and normal menstrual cycles. No genital abnormalities were present. Elevated basal serum levels of delta 5-3 beta-hydroxysteroids were demonstrated. Serum pregnenolone (P5) was 3.0 ng/ml, and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEA-S) 3245 ng/ml. Basal serum levels of delta 4 steroids were low or within normal limits. Serum progesterone (P) was 0.5 ng/ml, 17 alpha… CONTINUE READING