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"Hypothyroidism" in Diseases: Purpura

  1. Low platelets: common causes and how to treatTreatment
    (TTP), hemolytic-uremic syndrome, and hypothyroidism, for example. Immune diseases tend to cause a more severe and persistent platelet reduction than the use of medications and infections. In additionRead more

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Congenital hypothyroidism


Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is a condition of thyroid hormone deficiency present at birth. Approximately 1 in 4000 newborn infants has a severe deficiency of thyroid function, while even more have mild or partial degrees. If untreated for several months after birth, severe congenital hypothyroidism can lead to growth failure and permanent intellectual disability. Treatment consists of a...More