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A Case of Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne Syndrome.
Saeng Gu Cho, Song Tae Kim, Young Youn Choi, Tai Ju Hwang
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1985;28(11):1130-1135.   Published online November 30, 1985
The authors experienced a 9-year-old male patient with Kocher-Decre-Semelaigne syndrome, hypothyroidism with generalized muscular hypertrophy. He was admitted with puffy face, abdominal distension, retarded growth, mental retardation, generalized muscular hypertrophy and hypertonia. Thyroid function test revealed hypofunction and thyroid gland was not visualized by 99raTc scintiscan. The stigmas of hypothyroidism and the muscular hypertrophy disappeared promptly after synthyroid replacement. Muscular biopsy...
The Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne Syndrome.
M Y Chung, S I Kwon, S J Lee, D H Kum
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1982;25(1):92-96.   Published online January 31, 1982
A 4-year old girl with the Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne syndrome, hypothyroidism with generalized muscular hypertrophy is described. Histologic examination of a calf muscle showed musclular hypertrophy with focal eosinophilic degeneration. The stigmas of hypothyroidism and the muscular hypertrophy disappeared promptly and concomitantly following therapy with desiccated thyroid. Similar cases reported in literature are briefly reviewed. The clinical and histologic changes of the...
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