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104 Possible Causes for Endemic Cretinism

  • Sporadic Goitrous Cretinism

    The common type of sporadicnon-endemic cretinism, on the other hand, is notassociated with goitre ; indeed it is usually considered tobe due to an embryonic defect in the[] cretinism due to thyroid aplasia or destruction of the thyroid of the fetus in utero. endemic cretinism a form occurring in regions of severe endemic goiter, marked by deaf-mutism[] Endemic cretinism usually appears in thefamily of a mother who is goitrous from iodine deficiency,whereas in the present cases the parents were, withoutexception, healthy.It[]

  • Myxedema

    Abstract The reversibility of thyroid dysfunction in children with endemic cretinism treated with supplemental iodine is unknown.[]

  • Congenital Hypothyroidism

    Endemic cretinism is the result of iodine deficiency. Clinical symptoms include severe mental retardation, impaired skeletal development, short stature, and myxedema.[] In iodine-deficient areas, dietary supplementation of iodine helps prevent endemic cretinism.[] Hypothyroidism is a family of disorders, including endemic cretinism, thyroid agenesis or ectopia, genetic disorders of thyroid hormonogenesis, or hypopituitarism.[]

  • Iodine Deficiency

    The most serious consequence of iodine deficiency on brain and physical development is endemic cretinism.[] Endemic cretinism, resulting from severe iodine deficiency, has been progressively replaced by less serious deficits of intellectual and cognitive abilities, which nevertheless[] During pregnancy, severe iodine deficiency causes endemic cretinism, whereas mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency impairs neurocognitive function of the offspring.[]

  • Iodine Deficiency Goiter

    Cretinism 317 Factors Influencing Digital Dermatoglyphics in Congenital Rubella 329 Dermatoglyphic Laterality SexChromosome Mosaicism and TemporalLobe Epilepsy 337 Main Line[] Endemic cretinism is a disorder of cognitive development with reduced physical growth that occurs if thyroid hormone is deficient during gestation and early post-natal life[] The consequences of long-term iodine deficiency include endemic goiter and cretinism.[]

  • Congenital Goiter

    Endemic cretinism is the result of iodine deficiency.[] Cretinism 317 Factors Influencing Digital Dermatoglyphics in Congenital Rubella 329 Dermatoglyphic Laterality SexChromosome Mosaicism and TemporalLobe Epilepsy 337 Main Line[] Search Results For Icd 10 Code Borderline Hypothyroidism E00.9 Congenital iodine-deficiency syndrome, unspecified Inclusion: Congenital iodine-deficiency hypothyroidism NOS Endemic[]

  • Pendred's Syndrome

    Deafness is encountered in association with 3 types of thyroid disorders: adult myxedema, endemic cretinism, and Pendred's syndrome.[] Endemic goiter and cretinism - continuing threats to the world health.[] If the myxedema is severe and prolonged, chromatolysis of central nervous system nerve cells may occur and serve as a basis for perceptive deafness. 4 In endemic cretinism[]

  • Endemic Cretinism

    The data available do not clarify the pathogenesis of endemic cretinism in Sicily.[] Abstract Endemic cretinism has been classified into neurological and myxedematous types.[] A total of 617 endemic cretins were identified: 316 males and 301 females. The overall prevalence of endemic cretinism was 3.46%: (males 3.53% and females 3.39%).[]

  • Nonendemic Simple Goitre

    .: Has endemic cretinism any relation to thyroid deficiency? . J. Clin. Endocrinol. & Metab. 17:801, 1957. 8.[] Pharoah P, Delange F, Fierro-Benitez R, Stanbury JB 1980 Cretinism. In: Stanbury JB and Hetzel BS (eds) Endemic Goiter and Endemic Cretinism.[] Cretinism may affect up to 5 per cent of the population in places where endemic goitre is severe. There are two types of endemic cretinism.[]

  • Goiter

    We recorded the following indicators of IDD from 31 provinces: goiter number, two degrees of goiter (the degree of goiter severity) and cretinism (three endemic diseases),[] Definitions of endemic goiter and cretinism, classification of goiter size and the severity of endemias, and survey techniques.[] When more than 10% of a population has goiter due to iodine deficiency, it is called endemic goiter.[]

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