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vir·i·liz·ing

(vir'i-līz'ing),
Causing virilism.

virilizing

/vir·i·liz·ing/ (vir´ĭ-līz″ing) producing virilization.

vir·i·liz·ing

(vir'i-līz-ing)
Causing virilism.
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Zaloudek and Norris (3) have the largest series in which the incidence of virilizing signs is reported.
The classic type, presents early in life as salt losing type or simple virilizing type, depending on presence of both cortisol and 11 deoxycorticosterone (DOC) deficiency or sole deficiency of cortisol.
It should be emphasized that when patients present with either feminizing or virilizing symptoms, clinicians should consider LCT in the differential diagnosis and examination of the testis is warranted.
The noticeable presentation of a patient with a Virilizing ovarian tumour is hirsutism and virilisation because of hyperandrogenism, as seen in this case.
The presentation in patients with the classical form of CAH is further subdivided into salt-wasting and simple virilizing categories, depending on the presence or absence of mineralocorticoid deficiency, respectively.
Labioscrotal fusion and increased anogenital ratio (ratio of AGD to anoclitoral distance) was reported in three female infants with virilizing congenital adrenal hyperplasia (Callegari et al.
The researchers concluded that clinical assessment and a single serum total testosterone level were sufficient to exclude enzyme deficiencies and virilizing tumors.
Increased concentrations occur in several conditions, including virilizing adrenal adenoma and carcinoma, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and hirsutism.
However, inhibin reactivity may be decreased in tumors not associated with Cushing syndrome-related or virilizing symptoms.
Kenny FM, Hashida Y, Askari A et al : Virilizing tumors of the adrenal cortex, Am J Dis Child 1968; 115: 445-448
Intraoperative testosterone assay for virilizing ovarian tumor topographic assessment: report of a Leydig cell tumor of the ovary in a premenopausal woman with an adrenal incidentaloma.
Diagnosis--Simple Virilizing Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (Fig 3a, 3b)