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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) in Children

by Brian Alverson, MD
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    The lecture Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) in Children by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Endocrinology. It contains the following chapters:

    • Case Study
    • Pathology
    • Diagnosis & Clinical Presentation
    • Management

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    1. 21-hydroxylase
    2. 11-deoxycorticosterone synthetase
    3. Pregnenolone lyase
    4. 17-hydroxy pregnenolone synthetase
    5. Androstenedione synthetase
    1. 11- deoxycorticosterone
    2. Aldosterone
    3. Corticosterone
    4. Pregnenolone
    5. Cortisol
    1. Breast development in males
    2. Genital malformation in females
    3. Salt-wasting
    4. Hyperpigmented skin
    5. Metabolic acidosis
    1. X-ray of the wrist
    2. X-ray of the knee joint
    3. Bone scan
    4. Hysterosalpingography
    5. Reassurance
    1. Beta blockers for salt wasters
    2. Mineralocorticoid replacement therapy
    3. Adding salt to food for salt wasters
    4. Stress steroids for all children when sick and on steroids
    5. Surgery for reconstruction of the female genitalia

    Author of lecture Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) in Children

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD


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    Very clear
    By Gonzalo A. on 14. April 2018 for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) in Children

    This lecture is very clear. It helps to understand the physiology of the disease