Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Adrenal Hyperplasia Incidence

Facts about congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

  • About 1 out of 16,000 people have congenital adrenal hyperplasia in the US.
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia is usually an inherited disorder.
  • It affects both males and females about equally.

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Adrenal Hyperplasia References
  1. Creighton S. Early versus late intervention of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2004 Dec;17(6):411. [15603986]
  2. Merke DP, Bornstein SR. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Lancet. 2005 Jun 18-24;365(9477):2125-36. [15964450]
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