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What is congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: 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 glucoroticoids causes excess production of male sex hormones. See this site for more information. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001448/.

In brief: 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 glucoroticoids causes excess production of male sex hormones. See this site for more information. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001448/.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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