Iranian Journal of Pediatrics 1998. 8(29-30):31-41.

11-?-Hydroxylase deficiency
Shahgholi E, Rabbani A

Abstract


Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 11-?-Hydroxylase deficiency has been reported to be 15% of all CAHs in some ethnic groups of middle east countries. During the last 10 years we found 58 cases of CAH in the children's medical center in Tehran. 6 of these had 11-?-Hydroxylase deficiency. We report on these cases and give a brief review of clinical aspects and pathophysiology of this congenital anomaly.

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