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Pseudotumor cerebri in an infant after L-thyroxine therapy for transient neonatal hypothyroidism.
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PMID:  9063429     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pseudotumor cerebri is generally a benign disorder. It has been reported to occur in hypothyroidism, particularly after the initiation of L-thyroxine replacement therapy. Previous case reports have involved children primarily in the peripubertal age range (approximately 8 to 13 years). We report here the development of pseudotumor cerebri in an infant who required treatment with L-thyroxine for transient neonatal hypothyroidism as a result of maternal thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor-blocking antibodies.
S Raghavan; J DiMartino-Nardi; P Saenger; B Linder
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  130     ISSN:  0022-3476     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-08     Completed Date:  1997-04-08     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  478-80     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Monteflore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Congenital Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroidism / drug therapy*
Infant, Newborn
Pseudotumor Cerebri / chemically induced*
Thyroxine / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
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