Catherine Raynaud-Ravni

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Thyroid transcription factor 1 (NKX2-1/TITF1) mutations cause brain-lung-thyroid syndrome, characterized by congenital hypothyroidism (CH), infant respiratory distress syndrome (IRDS) and benign hereditary chorea (BHC). The objectives of the present study were (i) detection of NKX2-1 mutations in patients with CH associated with pneumopathy and/or BHC, (ii)(More)
BACKGROUND Somatotropinoma, a pituitary adenoma characterised by excessive production of growth hormone (GH), is extremely rare in childhood. A genetic defect is evident in some cases; known genetic changes include: multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1); Carney complex; McCune-Albright syndrome; and, more recently identified, aryl hydrocarbon(More)
BACKGROUND The syndrome of generalized resistance to thyroid hormones is more frequent than was thought. CASE REPORTS A 13-year old girl was examined for her short stature. Evaluation of her thyroid function showed increased levels of IT3 and IT4 and normal value of TSH; she also had mosaic Turner's syndrome. Her cousin was rapidly diagnosed as suffering(More)
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