Congenital hypothyroidism - dyshormonogenesis

Case contributed by Dr Yusra Sheikh


Congenital hypothyroidism on newborn screening

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
Nuclear medicine

9.76 MBq of Tc-99m was administered intravenously.  Cobalt sternal notch marker noted.

Normal uptake of radiotracer in a normal appearing bilobed thyroid gland in the expected anatomical location in the neck. If the baby is truly hypothyroid, findings would be consistent with dyshormonogenesis.

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Case information

rID: 72528
Published: 28th Nov 2019
Last edited: 29th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Children's Health Ireland

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