Lingual Thyroid: A Case Report and Literature Review

Hashemian, Somayeh and Eshraqhi, Peyman and Vakili, Rahim and Behnam, Mahdi (2017) Lingual Thyroid: A Case Report and Literature Review. International Journal of Pediatrics, 5 (11). pp. 6049-6055.

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Thyroid ectopia is a dysgenesis of thyroid gland and Lingual position represents the most frequent ectopic location accounting up to 90 of ectopic cases. Hypothyroidism is commonly present because of absence of a normal thyroid gland in most instances. Primary hypothyroidism in juvenile population generally leads to retardation of linear growth and delay or even arrested puberty. We present a 20 years old female with typical and profound presentation of hypothyroidism due to lingual thyroid.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WK Endocrine System
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2017 23:04
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2017 23:04

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