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A novel presentation of diffuse lung disease caused by congenital hypothyroidism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19773006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A term infant was born with respiratory distress, and subsequent imaging, histopathologic, and hormonal studies confirmed congenital hypothyroidism. This report is intended to alert pediatricians to the possibility of congenital hypothyroidism as a cause of respiratory symptoms of unknown cause in neonates with respiratory distress.
Ambika Shenoy; Americo E Esquibies; Nancy Dunbar; Megan K Dishop; Miguel Reyes-Mugica; Claire Langston; Johnny Deladoëy; Rasha Abu-Khudir; Thomas Carpenter; Alia Bazzy-Asaad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  155     ISSN:  1097-6833     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-23     Completed Date:  2009-10-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  593-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Congenital Hypothyroidism / complications*,  diagnosis*,  therapy
Infant, Newborn
Lung Diseases, Interstitial / etiology*,  pathology,  therapy
Respiratory Insufficiency / etiology*,  pathology,  therapy

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