A Synopsis on Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) refers to a group of genetic disorders that influence the adrenal glands, a couple of nuts on the kidneys. The adrenal glands produce important hormones, which include: cortisol, which regulates the body's response to the disease or stress, mineralocorticoids, such as Aldosterone, which regulate sodium and potassium levels, androgen, such as testosterone male sex hormones.

Author(s): Christian Yau

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