Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical growth and mental development due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism) or from prolonged nutritional deficiency of iodine.
cretinism is hypothyroidism in neonates.lack of thyroxin due to abscence of thyroid gland in neonates causes cretinism.
cretinism is caused by a lack of thyroid hormone.
diabetes cushings syndrome addisons disease acromegaly myxedema cretinism goiter
Low levels of thyroid hormone are responsible for cretinism
Cretinism is usually caused by failure of the thyroid gland, which is associated with Hasimoto's disease, or an deficiency of enzymes to deal with iodine.
Myxedema is adult hypothyroidism whereas cretinism is neonatal hypothyroidism.
Hmm I'm not sure but the disorders are Gigantism, Dwarfism, Acromegaly, Goiter, Grave's Disease, Cretinism etc.
No. Too little thyroid hormone produces cretinism in children.