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Collodion baby concomitant with congenital hypothyroidism: a patient report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9777579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Collodion baby is a rare congenital disorder resembling harlequin fetus but is milder in degree. Although it has been reported that harlequin fetus is associated with kidney abnormalities, malignant keratoma, micromelia, polydactyly, thymic atrophy and thyroid aplasia, there are few reports of collodion baby associated with congenital abnormality and/or disease in the literature. A newborn infant admitted with shedding of the skin and diagnosed as collodion baby concomitant with congenital hypothyroidism is presented here. This is the first case of collodion baby associated with congenital hypothyroidism in the literature to our knowledge.
S Kurtoğlu; H Caksen; R Erdoğan; A F Kisaarslan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0334-018X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Endocrinol. Metab.     Publication Date:    1998 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-10     Completed Date:  1998-12-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508900     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  569-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / pathology*
Congenital Hypothyroidism*
Ichthyosis, Lamellar / complications*
Infant, Newborn
Skin Abnormalities / pathology*

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