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Complications of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Complications list for Congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Congenital adrenal hyperplasia includes:

  • Neonatal death (see Death)

See also the symptoms of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia and Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Introduction.

Complications of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)

Cortisol deficiency causes low levels of sugar in the blood. Aldosterone deficiency can cause a "salt wasting crisis" where the body loses too much salt and, eventually, water. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)

The effects of CAH can begin in the womb. An affected fetus can produce high levels of androgens. This may result in girls being born with masculine-appearing external genitals. In boys, it may result in early sexual development. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

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About complications:

Complications of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Congenital adrenal hyperplasia. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia and complications of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia is unclear or arbitrary.

 

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