adrenal hyperplasia


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adrenal hyperplasia

Diffuse enlargement of the adrenal glands. See Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
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Noninvasive prenatal exclusion of congenital adrenal hyperplasia by maternal plasma analysis: a feasibility study.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia - lack of a hormone-producing enzyme; when untreated, leads to multiple complications including ambiguous genitalia and a loss of body water and salt resulting in death (treatable with steroids).
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) [4] attributable to a deficiency of steroid-21-hydroxylase (CYP21) is among the most common inborn errors of metabolism.
When persistent acne is accompanied by excess facial hair, known as hirsutism, and hair loss or thinning hair, it could signal increased androgen production common in conditions such as polycystic ovaries and adrenal hyperplasia," said Dr.
Determination of fetal sex has modified prenatal diagnosis for women at risk of transmitting X-linked disorders (1), as well as management of pregnancies at risk for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (2).
The metabolic disorders on the March of Dimes-recommended list for screening are: phenylketonuria (PKU); congenital hypothyroidism; congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH); biotinidase deficiency; maple syrup urine disease; galactosemia; homocystinuria; sickle cell anemia; and medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency.
However, other causes of adrenal insufficiency include amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, Wilson's disease, adrenal hemorrhage or infarction, adrenoleukodystrophy, adrenomyeloneurnpathy, congenital adrenal hyperplasia or hypoplasia, and specific medications.
Melissa suffers from a life-threatening condition known as Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH).
CARES (Congenital Adrenal hyperplasia Research, Education and Support) Foundation, Inc.
Mr John Goldring QC, for the youngster, said she was born in May 1986 suffering from a disorder called congenital adrenal hyperplasia, which was more likely to occur when the parents of a child were related.
com/research/ddz2nt/congenital_adrenal) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (Adrenogenital Syndrome) - Pipeline Review, H1 2012" to their offering.
Additionally, expenses related to the Company's congenital adrenal hyperplasia program increased from the first quarter of 2014.

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