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What does congenital adrenal hyperplasia cah look like?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Virilization

In the classic form newborn girls will often have ambiguous looking genitalia because of intrauterine exposure to their own overproduction of androgens.
Can't really see it in a newborn boy. In non-classical early pubic hair in both sexes can be presenting feature. As kids grow older other things may warrant checking like recalcitrant acne (both sexes) or irregular periods/hirsutism in girls.

In brief: Virilization

In the classic form newborn girls will often have ambiguous looking genitalia because of intrauterine exposure to their own overproduction of androgens.
Can't really see it in a newborn boy. In non-classical early pubic hair in both sexes can be presenting feature. As kids grow older other things may warrant checking like recalcitrant acne (both sexes) or irregular periods/hirsutism in girls.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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In brief: See Below

There are no physical characteristics associated with cah.

In brief: See Below

There are no physical characteristics associated with cah.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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