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Abstract Title:

Treatment of Nonclassic 11-Hydroxylase Deficiency with Ashwagandha Root.

Abstract Source:

Case Rep Endocrinol. 2017 ;2017:1869560. Epub 2017 Jun 20. PMID: 28713602

Abstract Author(s):

Daniel Powell, Taiga Inoue, Gül Bahtiyar, Gabriel Fenteany, Alan Sacerdote

Article Affiliation:

Daniel Powell

Abstract:

An elderly woman presented with acne and male pattern alopecia, which upon diagnostic evaluation was found to be due to nonclassic 11-hydroxylase deficiency. We previously reported that Ashwagandha root ameliorates nonclassic 3-β-ol dehydrogenase and aldosterone synthase deficiencies. This is the first report of its use being associated with amelioration of nonclassic 11-hydroxylase deficiency, where its apparent effects appear to be dose-related.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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