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BMJ Case Rep. 2014 May 15;2014. pii: bcr2013201082. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-201082.

Congenital hypothyroidism presenting as pseudo-obstruction in preterm infants.

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Neonatal Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

Abstract

Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) presenting as acute pseudo-obstruction is uncommon. We report two premature infants presenting with acute bowel obstruction subsequently diagnosed to have CH. Both responded well to medical management with thyroid supplementation.

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24832703
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PMC4025204
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10.1136/bcr-2013-201082
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