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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 108-110

A case of hypothyroidism with excessive aberrant mongolian spots

Department of Pediatrics, Maharajhas Institute of Medical Sciences, Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh, India

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V. S. S. Yerramilli Murty
Quarter No. B2, Maharajhas Institute of Medical Sciences, Nellimerla, District Vizianagaram - 535 217, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-0354.116135

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Association of hypothyroidism with excessive ectopic/aberrant mongloian spots is not reported in the literature till date. We herewith report, a 1-year-old male child who presented with clinical features of hypothyroidism with excessive ectopic/aberrant monglolian spots. Child is evaluated for hypothyroidism and found to have abnormal thyroid profile. Bone-age was less than chronological age. Cardiac evaluation revealed mild pericardial effusion. Child was started on thyroid hormone replacement therapy and advised follow-up.

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