Autoimmune thyroiditis in 18q deletion syndrome

Jefferson P. Lomenick, W. Jackson Smith, Susan R. Rose

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Deletion of a segment of the long arm of chromosome 18 causes characteristic physical features and mental retardation. Autoimmune disorders have been described with this syndrome in a limited number of reports. We describe 2 cases of autoimmune hypothyroidism in children with 18q deletion syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-543
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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