Other Names for this Disease
- Adrenal hyperplasia 4
- Adrenal hyperplasia hypertensive form
- Adrenal hyperplasia IV
- CAH due to 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency
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This condition is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations. The parents of an individual with an autosomal recessive condition each carry one copy of the mutated gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition.
Last updated: 5/16/2012
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). March 2011; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/congenital-adrenal-hyperplasia-due-to-11-beta-hydroxylase-deficiency. Accessed 5/16/2012.