ea0037ep1285 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015
, Gatu Alina Andreea
, Mogos Voichita
, Branisteanu Dumitru
Hashimotos thyroiditis is an autoimmnune condition most common in females but can be also found in children with a prevalence of 1.2%. When is associated with hypothyroidism, the growth delay is an important, but late symptom. We present the case of a 12-year-old boy presenting with small height for age (123 cm, <−3 S.D.), important weight gain and fatigue. He was the only child from parents of average height and had normal weight at birth (3300 ...