Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism). The term cretin refers to a person so affected1.
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.
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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.
Cretinism is severely stunted mental and physical growth brought on by an untreated congenital thyroid hormone deficiency.
No. Too little thyroid hormone produces cretinism in children.
Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism). The term cretin refers to a person so affected1.1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cretinism====
Yes, cretinism is the condition caused by congenital lack of thyroid secretion. Neonatal thyroid testing is an important preventive strategy. Cretinism can be prevented by thyroid supplementation in patients with congenital hypothyroidism.
Undersecretion of TH during fetal development or infancy cause cretinism, a condition characterized by dwarfism and delayed mental and sexual development.
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Hypothyroidism in infancy or childhood is responsible for the condition known as cretinism. The gland responsible is the thyroid or the pituitary that controls the thyroid.
Cretinism is a type of dwarfism in which the individual retains childlike proportions and is mentally retarded. The hormone that causes this is Thyroxine - AKA- T4.
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