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Image Number 2523 (Cretinism)

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Diagnosis: Cretinism

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 3


Description: Abnormal facial features.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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A 3-year-old male toddler presented with mental retardation, short stature,  alopecia, sparse hairs (eyebrows), wide-set eyes, periorbital puffinesss, a broad flat nose, thick lower lip and cool, dry and pale skin. These features are noticed since birth. Thyroid hormones levels  were greatly diminished.


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