P198 Overt complicated hypothyroidism in early childhood as the outcome of chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. series of observations

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Abstract

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stunting, hypotension, decreased school performance, drowsiness, skin dystrophy, constipation, anaemia, with cytolysis

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(ALAT: 100.3 U/L, ASAT: 166.2 U/L).

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4. Girl 9 y.o. In identifying the TSH more than 100 mIU/L, fT4 11.4 pmol/L, at the time of diagnosis dwarfism was observed, height

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SDS −3.4, the hypothyroidism duration is unknown. Other complications – weakness, lethargy, anaemia, skin and hair dystrophy, and constipation. In all cases hypothyroidism and its complications were resolved by the levothyroxine replacement in standard (2 mcg/kg/day) doses. This demonstration shows the possibility of severe hypothyroidism in childhood as outcome of autoimmune hypothyroidism.

Complications

It’s highly required to detect specific antibody levels and perform ultrasound to make a correct diagnosis.

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