Congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Overview

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia affects a child's normal growth and development. Although it can be life-threatening, most people with it can lead normal lives with proper treatment.

Symptoms

Symptoms in infants may include ambiguous genitalia in girls and an enlarged penis in boys.

Treatments

Treatment involves replacement hormone medication. Reconstructive surgery is an option for girls.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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