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Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia or CAH

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a family of autosomal recessive ( AR ) disorders of cortisol biosynthesis. Cortisol deficiency increases secretion of corticotropin (adrenocorticotropic hormone [ACTH]), which, in turn, leads to adrenocortical hyperplasia and overproduction of intermediate metabolites. Epidemiology: The incidence of classical CAH ...Read More

Growth charts in Neonates

Historically, various growth charts have been used in Neonatal units to monitor growth in newborns. An Ideal growth chart that can be used, has always been an area of debate, because no single chart till date can be confidently recommended for preterm newborns, though ...Read More