Outcome of congenital adrenal hyperplasia

  title={Outcome of congenital adrenal hyperplasia},
  author={Ursula Kuhnle and Monika Bullinger},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
In congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency, affected girls are born with ambiguous genitalia due to increased secretion of androgens in utero by the defective adrenal gland. Even though it is generally accepted that there are differences between male and female brain development, determining factors have been difficult to identify. Girls with CAH have frequently been studied to evaluate the impact of prenatal androgen exposure on psychological, psychosocial, and… CONTINUE READING
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