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Cretinism athyreotic

Cretinism athyreotic: Introduction

Cretinism athyreotic: A rare form of congenital hypothyroidism that causes mental and physical growth retardation in infants or children. Prompt thyroid hormone therapy is essential in order to prevent progressive neurological and motor deterioration. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cretinism athyreotic is available below.

Symptoms of Cretinism athyreotic

Treatments for Cretinism athyreotic

  • Management of congenital hypothyroidism revolves around early diagnosis and treatment, ideally within the first two weeks of life to prevent neurological damage. Treatments include:
    • Screening for hypothyroidism in routine neonatal screening - performed soon after birth in many countries
    • Thyroid hormone replacement therapy - lifelong
    • Monitoring of thyroid function at regular intervals
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Causes of Cretinism athyreotic

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More information about Cretinism athyreotic

  1. Cretinism athyreotic: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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