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congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia

Friday 12 June 2009

Synopsis

- very rare
- low cortisol and aldosterone secretion
- high levels of ACTH, FSH, LH and plasma rennin
- present with severe adrenal insufficiency in neonatal period
- usually death occurs in infancy.

See also

- congenital adrenal hyperplasia

References

- Ovarian cyst torsion in a patient with congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia. Jin HY, Choi JH, Lee BH, Kim GH, Kim HK, Yoo HW. Eur J Pediatr. 2010 Nov 6. PMID: 21057961