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What are the tests for congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

What are the tests for congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

CAH testing : State newborn screening measures 17-oh progesterone. If elevated, this could mean cah in the newborn. 21 hydroxylase deficiency causing elevation in 17- ohp is the most common cause of cah. With infants this is usually associated with salt wasting. Aldosterone & cortisol are low. Acth will be high given low cortisol. Girls usually have ambiguous genitalia. Peds endo cares for kids w/cah. ...Read more

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