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Pediatric Hypothyroidism

What is hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism is the condition in which the thyroid is underactive and is producing an insufficient amount of thyroid hormones. Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disorder. However, children with the disorder display different symptoms from adults. Hypothyroidism in the newborn, when left untreated, can lead to mental retardation.


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Providers Who Treat Hypothyroidism

    Departments that Treat Hypothyroidism

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    Endocrinology and Diabetes

    Learn more about the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, which is a nationally recognized leader in treating a variety of endocrine disorders.