Thyroid dysfunction in a patient with aglossia.

@article{Kantaputra2003ThyroidDI,
  title={Thyroid dysfunction in a patient with aglossia.},
  author={Piranit Nik Kantaputra and Pranoot Tanpaiboon},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part A},
  year={2003},
  volume={122A 3},
  pages={
          274-7
        }
}
  • Piranit Nik Kantaputra, Pranoot Tanpaiboon
  • Published in
    American journal of medical…
    2003
  • Biology, Medicine
  • We report a Thai girl who had aglossia, micrognathia, microsomia, collapse of mandibular arch, persistence of buccopharyngeal membrane, microcephaly, and mild developmental delay. Thyroid function tests indicated that she had subclinical hypothyroidism. Thyroid scan revealed normal uptake of the whole thyroid gland. Tongue morphogenesis is integrally linked to the normal development of thyroid gland, and abnormal tongue morphogenesis could potentially result in a functional thyroid disorder. We… CONTINUE READING

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