J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2019 Jan-Feb;33(1):299-302.

Postmortem diagnosis of 21-hydroxylase deficiency congenital adrenal hyperplasia: medico-legal issues.

Defraia B1, Piumelli R2, Buccoliero AM3, Cannella G1, Bugelli V1,4, Grifoni R1, Focardi M1, Pinchi V1.

Author information

1 Section of Forensic Medical Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
2 Sleep Disordered Breathing and SIDS Center, Meyer Children’s Hospital, Florence, Italy.
3 Department of Histopathology and Molecular Diagnosis, Pathology Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
4 Department of Medicine and Health Sciences (DiMeS), University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy.


21-hydroxylase deficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, forensic autopsy, newborn screening

Publication type

  • Letter

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