Congenital hypopituitarism (mnemonic)

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

  • 5 P's of cretinism

Mnemonic

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

rID: 7215
System: Head & Neck
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • 5 P's of cretinism

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