Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder of steroid synthesis pathway and remains the commonest cause of primary adrenal insufficiency in the pediatric age group. It is included in the newborn metabolic screening panel and is mostly diagnosed in the early neonatal period. Cerebral infarction is in itself a rare condition in children and its coexistence with CAH is even more rare.
Dr Saugata Acharyya et al from Calcutta Medical Research Institute report a rare case of extensive cerebral infarction in a child with diagnosed Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
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