When is prenatal testing indicated for congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)?

Updated: Oct 06, 2020
  • Author: Thomas A Wilson, MD; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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Prenatal testing using amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling has been successful in diagnosing congenital adrenal hyperplasia secondary to 21-hydroxylase deficiency and 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency if a sibling had a known mutation or deletion in a previous pregnancy.


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