Congenital Hypothyroidism D003409

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Diseases [C] » Musculoskeletal Diseases [C05] » Bone Diseases » Bone Diseases, Developmental » Dwarfism » Congenital Hypothyroidism

Diseases [C] » Musculoskeletal Diseases [C05] » Bone Diseases » Bone Diseases, Endocrine » Congenital Hypothyroidism

Diseases [C] » Endocrine System Diseases [C19] » Dwarfism » Congenital Hypothyroidism

Diseases [C] » Endocrine System Diseases [C19] » Thyroid Diseases » Hypothyroidism » Congenital Hypothyroidism

Description

A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of THYROID HORMONES that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or HYPOTHYROIDISM in infants of mothers treated with THIOURACIL during pregnancy. Endemic cretinism is the result of iodine deficiency. Clinical symptoms include severe MENTAL RETARDATION, impaired skeletal development, short stature, and MYXEDEMA.   MeSH

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