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Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect

Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect: Introduction

Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect: Low thyroid hormone levels in infants due to abnormal iodide transport in the body caused by a genetic defect. The severity of the condition varies depending on the extent of the defect and the length of time taken to diagnose the condition. Symptoms tend to become worse, the longer the condition is undiagnosed. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect is available below.

Symptoms of Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect

Treatments for Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect

  • Iodine medication
  • Management of hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect 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
    • Treatment with iodine
    • Thyroid hormone replace therapy
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Hypothyroidism due to iodide transport defect: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
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