goiter

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abnormally enlarged thyroid gland

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Clinicobiochemical profile and therapeutic management of congenital goiter in kids.
In the present study, screening by single-strand conformational polymorphism (SSCP) and direct sequencing analysis of the DUOX2 gene revealed 3 previously unreported mutations and 1 previously reported mutation in 2 unrelated families with congenital goiter and iodide organification defect, constituting 2 compound heterozygous mutations (p.
In this study, all 3 affected individuals had clinical and biochemical criteria suggestive of congenital goiter associated with deficiency in the organification of iodide: presence of goiter, hypothyroidism, positive perchlorate discharge test, and high serum TG and TSH concentrations with simultaneous low serum TT4 concentrations (1,2).
Five novel inactivating mutations in the thyroid peroxidase gene responsible for congenital goiter and iodide organification defect.
Congenital goiter is a clinical condition observed in newborn animals at time of birth and characterized by abnormal enlargement of thyroid glands, stunted growth, alopecia, thick skin and poor survival rate (Cheema et al.
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