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Influence of breast feeding on the clinical features of salt-losing congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  1. Joseph A Curtis,
  2. John D Bailey

    Abstract

    Feeding habits before diagnosis were reviewed in 32 infants with salt-losing congenital adrenal hyperplasia who were admitted to hospital in adrenal crisis. Most breast-fed babies failed to thrive, seldom vomited, and despite severe salt wasting, presented at a later age than their formula-fed counterparts.

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