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Difuse Infantile Hemangiomatosis with Consumptive Hypothyroidism in an Infant: A Case Report
American Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2016, Pages: 1-3
Received: Feb. 7, 2016; Accepted: Feb. 17, 2016; Published: Mar. 11, 2016
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Ziad Albahri, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty Hospital, Charles University, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Antonín Lukes, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Faculty Hospital, Charles University, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
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Abstract
We report a case of a male newborn who was evaluated due to persistent jaundice. Evaluation showed hypothyroidism associated with infantile hemangioma of the liver. Euthyroidism and regression of the hepatic hemangiomas were obtained with L-thyroxin and Propranolol treatment. This case emphasizes the importance of screening for hypothyroidism in patients with neonatal hemangiomatosis.
Keywords
Hepatic Hemangioendotheliomas, Jaundice, Hypothyroidism
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Ziad Albahri, Antonín Lukes, Difuse Infantile Hemangiomatosis with Consumptive Hypothyroidism in an Infant: A Case Report, American Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2016, pp. 1-3. doi: 10.11648/j.ajp.20160201.11
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