Volume 60, Issue 3 (14 2002)                   Tehran Univ Med J 2002, 60(3): 179-185 | Back to browse issues page

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The development of testicular masses in male patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21 hydroxylase deficiency has been recognized for many years. We present here the eighth and ninth reported patient with bilateral testicular tumors associated with 11 hydroxylase deficiency. They were two brothers aged 7.5 and 5 yr. who had bilateral testicular tumors and diagnosed because of signs and symptoms of true precocious puberty and high blood pressure. The patients testicular enlargement is suggestive of bilateral testicular adrenal rest.
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