congenital hypothyroidism


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con·gen·i·tal hypothyroidism

lack of thyroid secretion. See: infantile hypothyroidism.

congenital hypothyroidism

n.
Deficiency of thyroid hormone at birth, usually as a result of improper development of the thyroid gland, a genetic disorder affecting hormone production, or iodine deficiency during pregnancy. If untreated, the condition leads to stunted growth, intellectual disability, and other health problems.

congenital hypothyroidism

Congenital myxedema, cretinism Hypothyroidism of neonatal onset, which occurs in 1/±7000 births, more commonly in ♀, characterized by mental and physical retardation due to inappropriate thyroid development or inadequate maternal intake of iodine during gestation. See Myxedema.

con·gen·i·tal hy·po·thy·roid·ism

(kŏn-jen'i-tăl hī'pō-thī'royd-izm)
Lack of thyroid secretion.
See: infantile hypothyroidism

con·gen·i·tal hy·po·thy·roid·ism

(kŏn-jen'i-tăl hī'pō-thī'royd-izm)
Lack of thyroid secretion.
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Newborn screening guidelines for congenital hypothyroidism in India: recommendations of the Indian society for pediatric and adolescent endocrinology (ISPAE)--Part I: Screening and confirmation of diagnosis.
Neurodevelopmental disability caused by congenital hypothyroidism, which affects roughly 1 in every 2,000-4,000 births, is increasingly being prevented with newborn screenings that identify the condition early, but the incidence of congenital hypothyroidism has increased considerably in the past 20 years.
During 2010-2016, approximately 20% of all confirmed congenital hypothyroidism cases were identified through the second screen.
Although, since 1972 the problem of congenital hypothyroidism has been resolved in developed countries by the implementation of new-born screening.
Bonaiti-Pellie et al., "Nineteen years of national screening for congenital hypothyroidism: familial cases with thyroid dysgenesis suggest the involvement of genetic factors," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
KEYWORDS: Congenital Hypothyroidism, Incidence, Neonatal Screening.
Children with Down syndrome are at increased risk of thyroid disorders, including congenital hypothyroidism, GD, and another autoimmune disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
Deladoey, "Diagnosis, treatment and outcome of congenital hypothyroidism," Endocrine Development, vol.
Di Frenna et al., "Evolution of thyroid function in preterm infants detected by screening for congenital hypothyroidism," Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
Exclusion criteria: all the patients with hypothyroidism due to causes other than iron overload confirmed from history (like congenital hypothyroidism or family history of hypothyroidism).
Screening for and treating congenital hypothyroidism in infants is one of the great public health successes of the 20th century in the United States.

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