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Congenital hypopituitarism (mnemonic)

The features of an infant with congenital hypopituitarism can be recalled with the following mnemonic:

  • 5 P's of cretinism


  • P: pot belly
  • P: pallor
  • P: puffy face
  • P: protruding umbilicus
  • P: poked out tongue

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