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Classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia with virilisation and salt-wasting: from birth to the adult life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22180995     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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AIM: Our objective was to show the way the classic CAH presents after birth as a severe condition and develops to the adult life, effecting growth, height and weight, appearance, fertility, relationships and quality of life.
CASE: We report the case of a 23-years-old female with the classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) from birth, diagnosed due to genital pigmentation, clitoromegaly and salt-wasting crisis, treated with glucocorticoid replacement (hydrocortisone, fludrocortisone and NaCI), followed by genital surgery, until the adult life when she continues treatment with fludrocortisone and prednisolone.
CONCLUSION: A treatment challenge is to effectively control the excess androgen symptoms by using the lowest possible glucocorticoid dose. Patients well-being can be accomplished by team work, adapted therapy, continues follow-up and patient's compliance (Ref. 15).
Authors:
C Iavazzo; E Myriokefalitaki; F Ntziora; T Bozemberg; I Baskozos; T Papargyriou; D Paschalinopoulos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bratislavské lekárske listy     Volume:  112     ISSN:  0006-9248     ISO Abbreviation:  Bratisl Lek Listy     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0065324     Medline TA:  Bratisl Lek Listy     Country:  Slovakia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  651-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
General Clinic of West Attica--Vougiouklakeion Hospital, Athens, Greece. christosiavazzo@hotmail.com
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