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J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jan;21(1):89-92.

Pediatric hypothyroidism presenting with a polymyositis-like syndrome and increased creatinine: report of three cases.

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Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of Rheumatology and Endocrinology, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Center, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Abstract

We report three pediatric cases of primary hypothyroidism presenting with musculoskeletal complaints, elevated muscle enzymes and increased creatinine. Thyroid hormone replacement led to improvement in both the clinical features and laboratory abnormalities.

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18404977
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