Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1977;20(2):126-135.
Published online February 28, 1977.
A Case of Congenital Cretinism.
Kwang Kun Hwang, Tae Ho Lee, Chung In Cha, Kew Taek Kim
Department of Pediatrics, St. Benedict Hospital, Busan, Korea.
선천성 갑상선 기능 저하증의 1례
황광건, 이태호, 차청인, 김규택
부산성분도병원 소아과
Abstract
A case of congenital hypothyroidism in 7 month old infant was presented. This baby was admitted because of growth retardation, feeding difficulties, and constipation. We diagnosed this case by clinical features as well as thyroid scintigram, X-ray survey for bone age and skeletal maturation and biochemical studies. The patient was treated with desiccated thyroid, but was died of intercurrent infection on 20th hospital day. The review of literature was made briefly.




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