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ea0070aep107 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2020

A congenital adrenal hyperplasia patientpresented with myocardial infarction due to inadequate glucocorticoid therapy

Melin Uygur Meliha , Dogan Ali

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) refers to an autosomal recessive condition due to 21 hydroxylase (21OHD) deficiency, is characterized by impaired biosynthesis of glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid. The consequent increase in the ACTH leads to bilateral adrenocortical hyperplasia and hyperandrogenism. Nonclassic CAH (NCCAH) manifests with a less severe clinic that presents later in life with the sympthoms of excessive androgen production. Clinical features include premat...