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A Case of Salt-losing Form of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1983;26(12):1231-1235.
Published online December 31, 1983.
A Case of Salt-losing Form of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
J H Kwon, Y A Kim, J J Kim, D H Shin
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Keimyung University Taegu, Korea
Congenital adrenogenital syndrome 의 1례一salt-losing 형 一
권정환, 김영애, 김정주, 신동학
계명대학교의과대학 부속 동산의료원 소아과학교실
A" 9-month old female was admitted via emergency room in convulsive state with the chief complaints of diarrhea and vomiting. The clitoromegaly and accessory nipples on both anter- ior axillary region were noticed in her early age. Serum electrolytes revealed hyponatremia and hyperkalemia. Urinary 17-ketosteroid level and plasma renin activity were increased. After the immediate treatment of salt-losing crisis, her general condition was recovered and serum electrolytes were restored within normal limit. With clinical symptoms, signs and lab- oratory findings, she was regarded as a salt-losing form of congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Clinical study and review of literatures were made briefly.
Key Words: Salt-losing congenital adrenal hyperplasia, female pseudohermaphroditism.

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