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Congenital Hypothyroidism

Known as: CRETINISM, Congenital thyroid insufficiency, CRETINISM, INFANTILE 
A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of THYROID HORMONES that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors… 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2012
Review
2012
Congenital hypothyroidism is the most frequent endocrine disorder in neonates. Controversy exists regarding the necessity to… 
Review
2011
Review
2011
Iodine is an integral part of the thyroid hormones, thyroxine (T4) and tri-iodothyronine (T3), necessary for normal growth and… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Objectives To determine the prevalence of permanent and transient congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in Isfahan, Iran. Methods In 256… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
This editorial reviews the impact of iodine deficiency (1) on thyroid function in pregnant women and neonates and (2) on the… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
I is required for the synthesis of thyroid hormones. These hormones, in turn, are required for brain development, which occurs… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES To test whether early treatment with a high initial dose of levothyroxine can prevent suboptimal mental development in… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Selenium status was determined in an endemic-goiter area and in a control area of Zaire. Compared with the reference values of a… 
Highly Cited
1950
Highly Cited
1950
Apatient with cretinism encountered in an iodine-deficient area usually has an enlargement of his thyroid gland (1… 
Highly Cited
1946
Highly Cited
1946