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Symptoms of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Symptoms of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Congenital adrenal hyperplasia includes the 25 symptoms listed below:

  • Masculinization of genitals
  • Male-looking genitals at birth even for female newborns:
  • Enlarged adrenal glands - they grow because they try to work harder to produce more hormone (stimulated by the pituitary gland hormones)
  • Inability to conserve salt
  • Severe illness within days of birth
  • Clitoral enlargement
  • Labial fusion
  • Low vocal pitch
  • Acne
  • Masculine distribution of hair in females
  • Amenorrhea
  • Masculine muscle development in females
  • Early development of penis in boys
  • Early development of prostate in boys
  • Early development of pubic hair in boys
  • Early development of axillary hair in boys
  • Early appearance of armpit hair
  • Small testes
  • Excessive muscle development for age
  • Immature testes
  • Tall as children but short as adults
  • Pseudohermaphroditic females
  • Premature development of male characteristics
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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

In the absence of 21-hydroxylase, affected individuals are unable to make cortisol and aldosterone. The adrenal gland responds by trying to increase production of all its hormones. The number of cells increases, a phenomenon called adrenal hyperplasia. Other hormones such as androgens are pathologically overproduced. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

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