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Cretinism


Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones or from prolonged nutritional deficiency of iodine.
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Iodine is an essential trace element; the thyroid hormones thyroxine and triiodotyronine contain iodine. In areas where there is little iodine in the diet—typically remote inland areas where no marine foods are eaten—iodine deficiency gives rise to goiter, as well as...
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Cretinism will only appear in young children if they are born with this condition. Cretinism can be spotted very soon after the birth and the right treatment can ...
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Cretinism is a condition caused by a deficiency of thyroid hormone at birth and ... Cretinism causes very serious retardation of physical and mental development; if ...
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Endemic cretinism is still found in southern and eastern Europe and is common in ... 1% - 10% Cretinism ... 5% - 30% Some Brain Damage ...
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Pronunciation of cretinism. cretinism synonyms. cretinism usage examples and cretinism quotes. ... cretinism definition. cre·tin·ism (-iz′əm) noun ...
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Alternative Names. Cretinism; Congenital hypothyroidism; Hypothyroidism - infants ... In very rare cases, no thyroid hormone is produced. ...
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Hypothyroidism in the newborn may result from absence or lack of development of ... Cretinism. Scurvy. Beriberi. Goiter. Osteomalacia. Rickets. JE. Dengue ...
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xray2000 Nick\'s Website 3000+ xray images and Info ... In cretinism, the base of the skull is foreshortened, the face is wide and short, ...
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Cretinism. • C • Jan 29 05. Alternative names. Congenital hypothyroidism. Definition ... Hypothyroidism in the newborn may result from absence of or abnormal ...
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What is cretinism? Meaning of cretinism medical term. What does cretinism mean? ... familial cretinism. Goldstein's toe sign. hypothyroidism. iodine deficiency ...
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