International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Pediatrics | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022


A Case of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia with 21Alpha Hydroxylase Deficiency

Dr. Bora Vasudevreddy | Dr. Konduru Mounika [2]


Abstract: We report a case study of day 3 old female child brought to our NICU,SVRRGGH, Tirupati. with abnormal genitalia, neonate on suspicion of CAH, and on day5 child had dyselectrolytemia, with elevated potassium levels (>7.5meq/l),and weight loss, in view salt wasting crisis, neonate was started on the fludrocortisone and hydrocortisone, child has also elevated levels of 17-OHP levels.


Keywords: NICU-neonatal intensive care unit, CAH, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, 21-OH-21 alpha hydroxylase, 11beta hydroxylase-11-OH, 3beta hydroxy steroid dehydrogenase-3beta HSD, DSD-Disorders of sexual development, 17 OHP-17 hydroxyprogesterone


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,


Pages: 1193 - 1194


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