Katherine Q. Philla, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Katherine Q. Philla

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Congenital Hypothyroidism

Evaluating a patient for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) With rare exceptions, the majority of patients with congenital hypothyroidism will be diagnosed based on an abnormal newborn screen. The most common etiology is abnormal development or function of the thyroid gland. These disorders are described under the category of: Primary Hypothyroidism, with the potential causes including: Dysgenesis/Agenesis…

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