Endemic Cretinism

Known as: goitrous cretinism, cretinism, Cretinism, Endemic 
Severely reduced physical and mental growth associated with pyramidal and extrapyramidal signs and symptoms, due to dietary iodine deficiency.

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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Endemic cretinism, caused by severe iodine deficiency during pregnancy, is the world's most common preventable cause… (More)
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1991
1991
Endemic cretinism is the most severe manifestation of dietary iodine deficiency. Two forms of the syndrome are traditionally… (More)
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1990
1990
The efficacy of supplemental iodine in correcting hypothyroidism in adults and older children with endemic myxedematous cretinism… (More)
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1989
1989
Thyroid atrophy, rather than goitre, is a characteristic feature of myxoedematous cretinism but its cause and nature are unknown… (More)
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1988
1988
Endemic cretinism occurs in areas of severe iodine deficiency and is manifested by two major clinical patterns, myxedematous and… (More)
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1987
1987
Myxoedematous endemic cretinism is prevalent in African goitre endemies. It has been related to a thyroid 'exhaustion' atrophy… (More)
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1987
1987
A double blind controlled trial designed to examine the effectiveness of intramuscular iodinated oil as a prophylactic for the… (More)
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1986
1986
The reversibility of thyroid dysfunction in children with endemic cretinism treated with supplemental iodine is unknown. To study… (More)
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1985
1985
Neurological examinations were made of 67 children and adults with congenital iodine-deficiency disorder (endemic cretinism) in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Disorders resulting from severe iodine deficiency affect more than 400 million people in Asia alone. These disorders include… (More)
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