A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of thyroid hormones that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or hypothyroidism in infants of mothers treated with thiouracil during pregnancy. Endemic cretinism is the result of iodine deficiency. A deficiency of thyroid hormone present at birth. Condition due to congenital lack of thyroid hormone, marked by arrested physical and mental development, dystrophy of the bones and soft parts, and lowered basal metabolism.
No special preparation is needed for CH. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing CH. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||14-28.4 microgram/dl|
|UNISEX||All age groups||100-740 ng/ml|
|UNISEX||< 1||1-39 mu/L|