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What is Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

What is Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

  • Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A late onset form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia where insufficient adrenal corticosteroids are produced by the body due to the deficiency of a particular chemical. The severity of symptoms varies from person to person and onset may occur as early as childhood.

Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia, or a subtype of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Introduction

Types of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

Broader types of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

Who gets Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

Racial predominance for Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Ashkenazi Jews, Italians, Hispanics

How serious is Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

Complications of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: see complications of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia

What causes Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

Causes of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: see causes of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia

What are the symptoms of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

Symptoms of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: see symptoms of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Complications of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: see complications of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Can anyone else get Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: see treatments for Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Name and Aliases of Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Main name of condition: Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Other names or spellings for Attenuated congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

LOCAH, NCCAH, Non classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Late-onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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