Management of CAH during pregnancy: optimizing outcomes.

@article{Witchel2012ManagementOC,
  title={Management of CAH during pregnancy: optimizing outcomes.},
  author={Selma Feldman Witchel},
  journal={Current opinion in endocrinology, diabetes, and obesity},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={489-96}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency is one of the most common autosomal recessive disorders. In the past, pregnancy was considered to be unlikely for women with CAH, particularly the classical forms. The purpose of this review is to provide current information regarding the pathophysiology of CAH, factors relevant for female and male fertility, and recommendations for management during pregnancy. RECENT FINDINGS Individuals with CAH, both… CONTINUE READING