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Cah Panel 9
It is a collection of genetic conditions that limit your adrenal glands' ability to make certain vital hormones. In most cases of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, the adrenal glands don't produce enough cortisol. The production of two other classes of hormones also may be affected, including mineralocorticoids (for example, aldosterone) and ...Read more
Hepatitis?: Is that chronic active hepatitis you are referring to? If it is, no, that is an adult disease. However your child can have some form of hepatitis, of which there are quite a few types. As usual, this is a question for your pediatrician, and parents history is very important with relation to a child's health, too. ...Read more
Not always: Unless it's onset is with birth and associated with severe salt wasting ( that's why it's part of the newborn screen in all 50 states). It's carrier rate is quite common however, almost 1 in 40 so many people ate walking around without knowing they are carriers ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does late onset cah cause older females to get masculanization (because of proliferation of androgens) features such beard, etc.?
Does glycyrrhizic acid (in liquorice root) have glucocorticoid effects? If so, has it ever been studied for use in treating lo-cah? Study links?
No: Glycyrrhizinic acid inhibits an enzyme in the kidney (11?-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase). This enzyme inactivates cortisol in the kidney. Inhibition of this enzyme leads to decreased inactivation of cortisol and thus to increased cortisol levels. Not expected to work in cah since this is characterized by an inabilty to make cortisol. ...Read more
2 distinct diseases: These are 2 very different conditions, both of which result in inadequate production of cortisol (as well as mineralocorticoids). Addison disease = failure of or destruction of the adrenal cortex. Cah = enzymatic deficiency which blocks the hormone production in the adrenals, generally presenting as a newborn. Similar results--potentially lethal cortisol deficiency--but very different diseases. ...Read more
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