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Cretinism

Introduction: Cretinism

Description of Cretinism

Cretinism (medical condition): A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in...more »

See also:

Infantile hypothyroidism:
  »Introduction: Infantile hypothyroidism
  »Symptoms of Infantile hypothyroidism
  »Treatments for Infantile hypothyroidism

Cretinism: condition due to congenital lack of thyroid hormone, marked by arrested physical and mental development, dystrophy of the bones and soft parts, and lowered basal metabolism; it is the congenital form of thyroid deficiency, while myxedema is the acquired form.
Source: CRISP

Cretinism: Related Topics

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Cretinism as a Disease

Cretinism: Another name for Infantile hypothyroidism (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Infantile hypothyroidism
  »Symptoms of Infantile hypothyroidism
  »Treatments for Infantile hypothyroidism

Cretinism: Related Diseases

Cretinism: Cretinism is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Cretinism (Infantile hypothyroidism)

Some of the symptoms of Cretinism incude:

Treatments for Cretinism (Infantile hypothyroidism)

Treatments for Cretinism (Infantile hypothyroidism) include:

  • Treatment consists of a daily dose of thyroxine available as a small tablet. The generic name is levothyroxine, and several brands are available

Treatment of Cretinism: For more treatment information about Cretinism, see treatment of Infantile hypothyroidism (Cretinism)

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Broader terms for Cretinism

Source - CRISP

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Source: CRISP

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