Function of adrenal medulla?

Add To Favorites ⚫ FUNCTIONS: ⚫ Function of adrenal medulla: Rather than releasing a neurotransmitter, the cells of the adrenal medulla secrete hormones. Notable effects of adrenaline and noradrenaline include increased heart rate and blood pressure, blood vessel constriction in the skin and gastrointestinal tract, blood vessel dilation in skeletal muscles all of which are […]

Characteristics of congenital adrenal hyperplasia ?

Add To Favorites   CHARACTERISTICS 3-beta- 11-beta 21-Hydroxylase Hydroxylase 17-alpha- Hydroxylase Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Deficiency Deficiency Deficiency Deficiency Lipoid CAH Incidence 1:10 to 18,000 1:100,000 Rare Rare Rare Gene involved CYP21 CYP1181 CYP17 Chromosomal location 6p21.3 8q24.3 10424.3 HSD382 1p13.1 Ambiguous genitalia Yes in females Adrenal crisis Yes Yes in females Rare Yes in males Yes […]

Hydroxylase deficiency simple virilizing type?

Add To Favorites   21-Hydroxylase Deficiency 2) SV form: • These have milder defect with mineralocorticoid secretion sufficient to prevent SW. • Features: • Girls present with genital ambiguity, sometimes virilised to the extent of being reared as boys and manifests with cyclical Haematuria during adolescence. • Boys have peripheral precocious puberty, usually diagnosed very […]


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