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What is the earliest cretinism can be detected?
Asked in Science, The Difference Between
What is the difference between myxedema and cretinism?
Asked in Endocrine System, Thyroid
Does too much thyroid hormone produces cretinism in children?
What is cretinism?
Asked in Health, Mental Health, Conditions and Diseases
What is the disease cretinism?
Asked in Medical Terminology, Thyroid
Is Cretinism due to a congenital lack of thyroid secretion?
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What endocrine gland is responsible for the cretinism?
Asked in Medical Terminology, Child Development
What does hposecretion thyroxine in early childhood lead to?
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Health
How do you prevent cretinism?
Cretinism is a condition of hypothyroidism during fetal life, infancy, and childhood. Characteristics include both severe stunted body growth and mental retardation. It is caused by a deficiency of Iodine, lack of a thyroid gland, or inability of the thyroid gland to produce enough hormones that are crucial to the development of a child. Cretinism can be prevented in one way by adding iodine into the persons diet.