adrenogenital syndrome

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adrenogenital syndrome

[ə¦drēn·ō′jen·ə·təl ′sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A group of symptoms associated with hypersecretion of adrenal cortex hormones; effects vary with sex and time of development.
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Hydrops of placental stem villi complicated with fetal congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
The risk of decreased bone mineral density (BMD) is particularly high among postmenopausal women with the salt-losing form of 21-hydroxylase-deficient congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH).
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).
Its purpose is to educate the public and physicians about all forms of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), its symptoms, diagnostic protocols, treatment, genetic frequency, the necessity for early intervention and benefits of newborn screening.
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.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (Adrenogenital Syndrome) - Pipeline Review, H1 2012', provides an overview of the Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (Adrenogenital Syndrome) therapeutic pipeline.
Additionally, expenses related to the Company's congenital adrenal hyperplasia program increased from the first quarter of 2014.
There are many pathologic causes (3) for faltering growth in an infant, including the following: genetic and chromosomal abnormalities, such as trisomy 21, Turner syndrome, and cystic fibrosis; inborn errors of metabolism; endocrine disorders, such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) [3]; anatomic abnormalities, such as a large ventricular septal defect or biliary atresia; and psychosocial factors (3), such as emotional deprivation, poverty, neglect, and maternal mental illness.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) resulting from 17-alpha hydroxylase deficiency (17OHD) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder with an estimated incidence of about 1:50.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and adrenal tumors both involve overactive adrenal glands, and in females, this can result in "masculinization" of tissues.

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