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what are the tests for congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA: Serum levels of 17-hydroxy progesterone, cortisol, corticosterone, Progesterone are low and dhea, androstenedione are high.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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