Adrenocortical Disorders in Pregnancy

Authors: A. Kreze jr. 1;  M. Pura 2;  M. Kosák 1
Authors‘ workplace: II. interní oddělení FNB Praha, primář MUDr. J. Koskuba 1;  NEDÚ Ľubochňa, primár MUDr. P. Vaňuga, PhD 2
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2008; 73(2): 122-124


Adrenocortical disorders in pregnancy are rare, but unrecognized of them are associated with higher maternal and fetal morbidity. The diagnosis is more complicated because of physiologic changes hormones and frequently lacking normative datas during pregnancy.

Therefore increased attention could allow early diagnosis and treatment, that improve prognosis for both the mother and fetus.

Key words:
pregnancy, Cushing’s syndrom, primary aldosteronism, Addison’s disease, congenital adrenal hyperplasia


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