Paediatrics Archive

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

10 Books for Neonatology

Avery’s Disease of the Newborn: The Basic most and the extensive chapters on Neonatology for both Post graduate level and for subspecialities. It is a book written in good order, simple language and with good flow. It is one the most widely followed books ...Read More