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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Introduction

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a genetic disease that affects the adrenal glands. The production of several important hormones is blocked. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology) ... more about Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Congenital genetic disease with insufficiency of the adrenal glands. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia is available below.

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Causes of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

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Article Excerpts about Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a genetic disease that affects the adrenal glands. The production of several important hormones is blocked. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Definitions of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

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 Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, or a subtype of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Congenital adrenal hyperplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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