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Infantile Hypothyroidism

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Infantile Hypothyroidism, Neonatal Hypothyroidism, Hypothyroidism in Infants, Cretinism

  • Pathophysiology
  1. Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Causes
  1. Enzymatic defect
  2. Idodine deficiency
  • Signs
  1. Dwarfism
  2. Yellow dry thick skin
  3. Overweight
  4. Thick lips and Tongue
  5. Short hands with thick fingers
  6. Delayed deciduous Dentition
  7. Mental Retardation
  8. Delayed Sexual Development
  9. Slow Movement
  • Labs