Congenital adrenal hyperplasia because of 21-hydroxylase deficiency. A genetic disorder of interest to obstetricians and gynecologists.

@article{Trakakis2009CongenitalAH,
  title={Congenital adrenal hyperplasia because of 21-hydroxylase deficiency. A genetic disorder of interest to obstetricians and gynecologists.},
  author={Eftihios Trakakis and Constantine Loghis and Demetrios P. Kassanos},
  journal={Obstetrical & gynecological survey},
  year={2009},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={177-89}
}
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to deficiency of the enzyme 21-hydroxylase (21-OH), is distinguished in its classical and nonclassical form and is one of the most common autosomal recessive inherited diseases in humans. The classical form appears between 1:5000 and 1:15000 among the live neonates of North America and Europe, whereas the… CONTINUE READING