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Pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1 (PHA-1, MIM #264350) is caused by defective transepithelial sodium transport. Affected patients develop life-threatening neonatal-onset salt loss, hyperkalemia, acidosis, and elevated aldosterone levels due to end-organ resistance to aldosterone. In this report, we present a patient diagnosed as PHA-1 who had clinical and(More)
Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors for term and preterm newborns, etiological agents, antibiotic susceptibility and rate of hospital acquired bloodstream infections among newborns hospitalized in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit during the year of 2008. Material and Method: The medical records of patients were evaluated(More)
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a group of disorders affecting the adrenal steroid synthesis. The most common form, 21-hydroxylase deficiency (21-OHD), leads to decreased production of cortisol and aldosterone with increased androgen secretion. In classic CAH, glucocorticoid treatment can be life-saving and serves to bring the symptoms under(More)
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