5-alpha reductase deficiency – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

5α- reductase deficiency is a genetic disorder in which a protein called 5α reductase is defective or absent. 5α- reductase is an enzyme that converts the male hormone testosterone to its more potent form, called dihydrotestosterone. One of the most important roles of dihydrotestosterone is to help male external genitalia develop in a male fetus.Read More 5-alpha reductase deficiency – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology