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ea0017p32 | (1) | BSPED2008

TRIAC and carbimazole combination therapy in pituitary thyroid hormone resistance

Ali K , Culley V , Morovat R , Ryan F , Edge J

We present a difficult case of pituitary thyroid hormone resistance (PTHR) in a 6 year old girl. She presented at the age of 22 months with chronic cough, diarrhoea, failure to gain weight and gross motor delay. She was also noted to be hyperactive and clumsy with poor co-ordination. Persistent tachycardia was present on examination. Thyroid function tests revealed increased thyroid hormone concentrations with a free T4 of 63.7 pmol/l (9–25) and a free T3 of 20 pmol/l (3....