American Journal of Pediatrics

Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2016

  • Difuse Infantile Hemangiomatosis with Consumptive Hypothyroidism in an Infant: A Case Report

    Ziad Albahri, Antonín Lukes

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 1-3
    Received: 7 February 2016
    Accepted: 17 February 2016
    Published: 11 March 2016
    Abstract: We report a case of a male newborn who was evaluated due to persistent jaundice. Evaluation showed hypothyroidism associated with infantile hemangioma of the liver. Euthyroidism and regression of the hepatic hemangiomas were obtained with L-thyroxin and Propranolol treatment. This case emphasizes the importance of screening for hypothyroidism in pa... Show More