Daily Exam Question - March 5, 2014 - REI
The most common form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia results from a deficiency of which enzyme?
Answer : C -Pg 392 Williams Gynecology 1st Ed.
CAH is the most common autosomal recessive metabolic disease estimated to occur in 1:10000 is most common Ashkenazi Jews. Alternatively deficiencies in 11 beta hydroxylase activity accounts for 5-8 % of disease
Diagnosis serum 17 hydroxyprogesteone (17-ohp) levels provided a sensitive screen for the presence of CAH