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
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.
Difuse Infantile Hemangiomatosis with Consumptive Hypothyroidism in an Infant: A Case Report, American Journal of Pediatrics.
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