Late onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia in pregnancy

Case Report

Author Details : Aditi Ramachandra Chandraya*

Volume : 7, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 227-230

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Congenital adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) is a rare disorder to manage in pregnancy as CAH is known to cause infertility. Late onset CAH is more so with 21-hydroxylase deficiency being the most common enzyme deficiency for the same. The mainstay of management in pregnancy is multidisciplinary team management with a consultant Obstetrician and Medical Endocrinologist, steroid treatment and avoiding virilisation of the female patient in early pregnancy is important continuation of dexamethasone is controversial with conflicting evidence and also precipitating or worsening hyperemesis in pregnancy.

Keywords: CAH, Late onset, 21­hydoxylase deficiency, Dexamethasone, Delivery, Pregnancy

How to cite : Chandraya A R, Late onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia in pregnancy. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2021;7(4):227-230

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Article History

Received : 17-11-2021

Accepted : 20-11-2021

Available online : 23-12-2021

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