Congenital adrenal hyperplasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic - adrenal hyperplasia adult

Category

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia | You and Your Hormones from the Society for Endocrinology adrenal hyperplasia adult


The most common form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia is steroid hydroxylase deficiency (21OHD). When the nonclassical (mild) form is included, 21OHD.

Treatment of CAH, especially in the adult patient, remains controversial given the lack of prospective randomized controlled trials comparing treatment regimens.

In contrast to the course and management of the disease in childhood, little is known about CAH in adults. In many patients, the proclivity to.

Thus, both boys and girls with poorly controlled congenital adrenal hyperplasia will have rapid growth in early childhood and will be a tall child but a short adult.