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A Case of Transient Neonatalthyrotoxicosis - Case Report

Dr Mohammed Imran, Dr Venugopalan Lakshmi, Dr Hemchand Prasad

Abstract: Neonatal immune hyperthyroidism is a rare but potentially fatal condition. It occurs in 15% of infants born to women with Graves disease .We present a case of neonatal thyrotoxicosis born to a mother with Graves disease (elevated thyroid stimulating immunoglobulins) which was detected early owing to high index of suspicion and resolved without any impairment.

Keywords: Transient neonatal thyrotoxicosis , Maternal Graves disease ,Thyroid stimulating antibodies, TRAB (Thyroid receptor antibodies)

Country: India, Subject Area: Pediatric Specialty

Pages: 255 - 257

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019

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Dr Mohammed Imran, Dr Venugopalan Lakshmi, Dr Hemchand Prasad, "A Case of Transient Neonatalthyrotoxicosis - Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i8/show_abstract.php?id=ART202073, Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019, 255 - 257

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