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  • The newborn bloodspot screening test, which is available to all newborns, can detect whether a child has congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH).
  • CAH can affect a child's normal growth and development, including normal growth of the genitals.
  • Symptoms of CAH vary from person to person and may be managed with adrenal hormone supplements.
  • If left untreated, CAH can be fatal to newborns.

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Reviewed on: 05-09-2022