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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia


Other Names for this Disease

  • CAH
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Overview

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  • Medscape Reference provides information on this topic. Click on the link to view this information. You may need to register to view the medical textbook, but registration is free.
  • MeSH® (Medical Subject Headings) is a terminology tool used by the National Library of Medicine. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
  • The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss the different types of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Click on the links below to go to OMIM and review these resources.
    21-hydroxylase deficiency
    17-hydroxylase deficiency
    11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency
    3-beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency
    Congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia
  • Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.  Access to this database is free of charge.
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.

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Other Names for this Disease
  • CAH
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