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Hormones

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 585–587 | Cite as

Genetic analysis does not confirm non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia in more than a third of the women followed with this diagnosis

  • Valeria Alcantara-Aragon
  • Silvia Martinez-Couselo
  • Diana Tundidor-Rengel
  • Susan M. Webb
  • Gemma Carreras
  • Juan J. Espinos
  • Ana Chico
  • Francisco Blanco-Vaca
  • Rosa Corcoy
Letter to the Editor
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Key words

17-alpha-hydroxy-progesterone Non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia 

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© Hellenic Endocrine Society 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Valeria Alcantara-Aragon
    • 1
  • Silvia Martinez-Couselo
    • 2
  • Diana Tundidor-Rengel
    • 1
  • Susan M. Webb
    • 1
    • 5
  • Gemma Carreras
    • 3
  • Juan J. Espinos
    • 4
  • Ana Chico
    • 1
  • Francisco Blanco-Vaca
    • 2
  • Rosa Corcoy
    • 1
    • 6
  1. 1.Endocrinology DepartmentHospital de la Santa Creu I Sant PauBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.BiochemistryHospital de la Santa Creu I Sant PauBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.PediatricsHospital de la Santa Creu I Sant PauBarcelonaSpain
  4. 4.Gynecology DepartmentsHospital de la Santa Creu I Sant PauBarcelonaSpain
  5. 5.CIBERER 747BarcelonaSpain
  6. 6.CIBERBBNBarcelonaSpain

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