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Hypothyroidism in Children

by Brian Alverson, MD
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    The lecture Hypothyroidism in Children by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Endocrinology. It contains the following chapters:

    • Hypothyroidism: Pathology
    • Clinical Presentation
    • Diagnosis & Management

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    1. Autoimmune thyroiditis
    2. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
    3. Toxic thyroid nodule
    4. TSH-producing adenoma
    5. Iodine overdose
    1. Saddle nose
    2. Large fontanelles
    3. Large tongue
    4. Coarse facies
    5. Constipation
    1. Serum thyroid hormone level
    2. Admission to the pediatric ward
    3. Assurance
    4. Start Ryle’ s tube feeding
    5. Urine toxic screen
    1. TBG deficiency
    2. Primary hypothyroidism
    3. Pituitary adenoma
    4. Toxic nodule
    5. Graves disease
    1. Autoimmune thyroiditis
    2. Toxic adenoma
    3. Multinodular goiter
    4. Sick euthyroid syndrome
    5. Thyroid malignancy
    1. Take the tablet 30 min before food
    2. Repeat thyroid scan 3 weeks later
    3. In case of palpitations or tremors, increase the dose of the levothyroxine
    4. Always take this tablet along with other nutrient supplements
    5. Alternate levothyroxine with methimazole for the first three months

    Author of lecture Hypothyroidism in Children

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD


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