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non classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Treatment of cause: non classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia needs specific treatment of the underlying condition. Standard fertility treatment will work if the basic m ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Male or Female?: This would depend on the age and sex of the patient in addition to the degree of severity. If cortisol response is normal and a male is affected, ofte ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Many similarities: Women with pcos or non-classical cah can have essentially identical symptoms: irregular periods, hirsutism, even virilization, infertility, acne. Bot ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Enzyme defeciency: This disease results from deficiency of an enzyme, 21 hydroxylase, that is essential for synthesis of adrenal hormones. Block in the synthesis of gluc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Enzyme deficiency: Deficiency of 21 hydroxylase enzyme needed for synthesis of gluco- and mineralo-corticoids causes excessive production of sex hormones, mainly male se ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Forever: This is a lifelong genetic issue. Medication & monitoring can decrease the impact on one's life, but it is not like a pneumonia, it doesn't go away af ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA: Serum levels of 17-hydroxy progesterone, cortisol, corticosterone, Progesterone are low and dhea, androstenedione are high.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Gene Mutation: A mutated form of the enzyme blocks the normal production of adrenal hormoes and causes excess production of male sex hormones on both male and female ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
CUSHING's SYNDROME: Sx are moonface, truncal obesity, buffalo hump, slender extremities and fingers, striae of the abdomen, easy bruising and menstrual disorder secondar ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
28 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Yes: Persons with the most common form congenital adrenal hyperplasia (cah) have a predisposition to making extra testosterone. For girls this can manifest ... Read More
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