Thyroid Case 7

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Baby girl with raised TSH and borderline reduced T4 on newborn screening

Procedure

Thyroid uptake scintigraphy (Tc99m-pertechnetate) with anterior and left lateral views

Thyroid Case 7a Thyroid Case 7b

Questions

1) What are the findings?
2) How do you account for this?
3) What is the embryological explanation?
4) How often is this associated with endocrine disturbance?
5) How else may this abnormality cause symptoms?

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