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Central congenital hypothyroidism

Disease definition

Central or secondary congenital hypothyroidism is a type of permanent congenital hypothyroidism (see this term) characterized by permanent thyroid hormone deficiency that is present from birth and secondary to a disorder in the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) - thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) system.


Classification level: Group of disorders
  • Synonym(s):
    • Secondary hypothyroidism
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: E03.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C3665349
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12280
  • MedDRA: -

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