Mabel Yau

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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has congenital adrenal hyperplasia? What are the typical findings for this disease? Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) describes a group of autosomal recessive disorders resulting from a deficiency in one of the enzymes involved in adrenal steroid synthesis. Impaired cortisol synthesis leads to chronic…

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