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A 17-year-old girl presents to her primary care physician for a wellness checkup. The patient is currently doing well in school and plays soccer. She has a past medical history of childhood obesity that was treated with diet and exercise. The patient states that her menses have not changed, and they occur every 1 to 3 months. Her temperature is 99.5°F (37.5°C), blood pressure is 127/70 mmHg, pulse is 90/min, respirations are 13/min, and oxygen saturation is 98% on room air. The patient's BMI at this visit is 22.1 kg/m^2. On physical exam, the patient is in no distress. You note acne present on her face, shoulders, and chest. You also note thick, black hair on her upper lip and chest. The patient's laboratory values are seen as below.Hemoglobin: 14 g/dL Hematocrit: 42% Leukocyte count: 7,500/mm^3 with normal differential Platelet count: 177,000/mm^3 Serum: Na+: 137 mEq/L Cl-: 101 mEq/L K+: 4.4 mEq/L HCO3-: 24 mEq/L BUN: 27 mg/dL Glucose: 90 mg/dL Creatinine: 1.0 mg/dL Ca2+: 10.1 mg/dL Testosterone: 82 ng/dL17-hydroxyprogesterone: elevatedAST: 12 U/L ALT: 10 U/L Which of the following is associated with this patient's most likely diagnosis?
Deficiency of 11-hydroxylase
Deficiency of 17-hydroxylase
Deficiency of 21-hydroxylase
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