Adrenal and gonadal-17-alpha-hydroxylase deficiency (medical condition)

A rare genetic condition involving deficiency of 17-alpha-hydroxylase which impairs androgen production by the testes and estrogen production by the ovaries. This results in lack of development of secondary sexual characteristics and hypertension as well as other anomalies. See also Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 17-alpha-hydroxylase deficiency