Paediatrics – MCQ 72 – Fetal therapy of congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Which one of the following drugs is used for fetal therapy of congenital adrenal hyperplasia?
A. Hydrocortisone
B. Prednisolone
C. Fludrocortisone
D. Dexamethasone

Correct answer : D. Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone acts by suppressing the secretion of steroids by fetal adrenals.

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