transient hypothyroxinemia

transient hypothyroxinemia

A common finding in preterm infants, which, when severe and present at birth is associated with a ↑ cerebral palsy and ↓ mental development. See Cretinism.
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CHICAGO -- Transient hypothyroxinemia of prematurity contributes significantly to the neurocognitive deficits seen in premature infants, a prospective study indicates.
Of the nine children reported with congenital hypothyroidism, three had Down syndrome, and the other six were born prematurely, had other medical conditions, and most likely had transient hypothyroxinemia of prematurity.
Maturational abnormalities include transient hypothyroxinemia, transient hypothyroidism, transient hyperthyrotropinemia, iodine deficiency or excess, antithyroid compounds, hypotriiodothyroninemia, thyroxine-binding globulin abnormalities, and target-tissue unresponsiveness.
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