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A case of sporadic cretinism

by G. Gordon Campbell

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cretinism,
  • Thyroid gland -- Diseases,
  • Thyroid hormones,
  • Crétinisme,
  • Thyroïde -- Maladies,
  • Hormones thyroïdiennes

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. Gordon Campbell
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 27073, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 27073
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (8 fr.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24142395M
    ISBN 100665270739

    Phthisis, Bac. [I have found Thyr. follow Bac. well. Greenfield (see H. W., xxix. 7) found tuberculosis very common in myxoedemics, in five out of seven fatal cases it was widespread and advanced; he also found it in one case of sporadic cretinism. Young, of Switzerland, has . The symptoms of cretinism usually appear in early childhood. Sometimes the onset is acute, so that the destruction of the gland is accomplished in a few days. Such was the case reported by Shields,1 in which an acute thyroiditis caused the destruction of the thyroid gland and resulted in cretinism.

      Sporadic cretinism in Canada by McCrae, John 1 edition hundred autopsies upon infants by McCrae, John 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. A case of congenital atresia of pulmonary artery, with transposition of viscera; a second case of transposition Accessible book, Poetry, Agglutination. Media in category "Congenital iodine deficiency syndrome" The following 45 files are in this category, out of 45 total. "Indian Dwarfism" - European, "Dwarf", Native Faqir Wellcome Ljpg 2, × .

    Xeroderma pigmentosum at an advanced stage is described in a brother, a and sister, a children of first cousins, cretins, stunted and mentally deficient. Vitamin A acetate, 50, I.U. daily for a month, greatly improved the xeroderma in the man; corneal keratitis in one eye disappeared and was reduced in the other; the skin was softer and more moist and free from acanthotic Cited by: 2. A Case of Sporadic Cretinism F.W. WHITE ; A Case of Exophthalmic Goitre J.N. COOLIDGE ; Medical Progress. Report on Dermatology J.T. BOWEN ; Reports of Meetings. Reports of.


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A case of sporadic cretinism by G. Gordon Campbell Download PDF EPUB FB2

After being put on thyroid extract the menstruation ceased. Byrom Bramwell reported a case of sporadic cretinism without amenorrhcea in THE LANCET.

A patient, aged 36 years, whose height was 36 inches, with all the signs of cretinism, had menstruated regularly after the age of Her intellectual development was that of a child of 5 or 6 : B Crossfield Stevens.

Gregory A. Brent, Anthony P. Weetman, in Williams Textbook of Endocrinology (Thirteenth Edition), Endemic Cretinism. Endemic cretinism is a developmental disorder that occurs in regions of severe endemic goiter. Both parents of an endemic cretin are usually goitrous, and in addition to the features of sporadic cretinism described earlier, endemic cretins often have deaf-mutism.

Congenital iodine deficiency syndrome is a medical condition present at birth marked by impaired physical and mental development, due to insufficient thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism) often caused by insufficient dietary iodine during pregnancy.

It is one cause of underactive thyroid function at birth, called congenital hypothyroidism, and also referred to as lty: Endocrinology. For many foci of cretinism, for example that of Valais, we are absolutely certain that they are already centuries old, and that cretinism can therefore be regarded as a textbook case of an endemic.

The author concluded that “sporadic cretinism, instead of being associated (like endemic cretinism) with goitre, appears to be attended with a wasting or absence of the thyroid body”. He also observed that in children stunted growth was typical in “sporadic cretinism” and that “it springs up, generally without apparent cause, in the Cited by: The essential point in the morbid anatomy of cretinism is abnormality of the thyroid gland (see METABOLIC DISEASES).

It may be congenitally absent, atrophied, or the seat of a goitre, though this last condition is very rare in cases of sporadic cretinism. The skeleton shows arrested growth, most marked in the case of the long bones.

It may be congenitally absent, atrophied, or the seat of a goitre, though this last condition is very rare in cases of sporadic cretinism. The skeleton shows arrested growth, most marked in the case of the long bones. The skull in the endemic form of cretinism is usually brachycephalic, but in the sporadic cases it is more commonly dolichocephalic.

Here, we compare the published descriptions and data on sporadic and endemic cretins with LB1 and LB6. Two sporadic cretins have been well described, a year-old European male, Dolega's case (DC. The first recorded case of the use of thyroid gland in the treatment ofcretinism is probably that ofByronBramwell ().

Inwhen substitution therapy in hypo-thyroidism hadbeen in use for five years, cretinism was discussed at the annual meeting of the British Medical Association (Brit. med. J., 1,). Someofthe problems Cited by: 4. In the case of beautiful women, judging by history, it has shown a tendency to be recurrently sporadic in any case.

Continuous, intermitted and sporadic motor unit activity in the trapezius muscle during prolonged computer work. The causation of the sporadic form of cretinism is, however, obscure. Under its sporadic breezes, as it turned, the. The John Martin Rare Book Room contains a rare pamphlet collection of items from by and about William Osler.

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The most common congenital thyroid disorder in areas with sufficient iodine supply is sporadic congenital hypothyroidism, which was first described by Curlings in He noted major differences.

OCLC Number: Description: 3 volumes illustrations: Contents: Volume 1: Myxoedema, page 1 --Sporadic cretinism, page 17 --Clinical investigation of cases of sporadic cretinism, page 26 --Friedreich's Ataxia, page 28 --Clinical investigation of Friedreich's Ataxia, page 44 --Notes on three additional cases of Friedreich's Ataxia, page 45 --Addison's disease, page 49 Melanotic sarcoma.

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Two American Get High Honors in Oxford Competitions." In the Oxford Magazine, under the heading "New College," Brown proposed that the. The seasonal distribution of birth dates of 31 patients with sporadic cretinism due to thyroid dysgenesis was analysed in Osaka area for 14 years.

The incidence was statistically high in the summer months. A hypothesis that some environmental factors such as viral infection may cause the disease is by: Thyroid Hormone Disruption and Neurodevelopment PDF Author Noriyuki Koibuchi Isbn File size MB Year Pages Language English File format PDF Category Free Medical Books,Neurology Download the Book Download Book Description: Thyroid hormone plays an important role in development and functional maintenance in the central nervous system.

Author(s): Dercum,Francis X(Francis Xavier), Title(s): A case of sporadic cretinism/ by F.X. Dercum. Country of Publication: United States Publisher. The term sporadic cretinism was initially used to describe the random occurrence of cretinism in nonendemic areas.

The cause of these abnormalities was identified as nonfunctioning or absent thyroid glands. This led to replacement of the descriptive term sporadic cretinism with the etiologic term congenital hypothyroidism.

The author concluded that “sporadic cretinism, instead of being associated (like endemic cretinism) with goitre, appears to be attended with a wasting or absence of the thyroid body”.

He also observed that in children stunted growth was typical in “sporadic cretinism” and that “it springs up, generally without apparent cause, in the.

A complete goiter associated with hypothyroidism (sporadic cretinism) etc. is recorded and can be acclimated for approaching analysis.

neonatal jaundice, concise neonatal endocrine disorders. Early apprehension in high- risk people, such as those with a admired ones history of medullary blight or MEN-2a crs history military misadventures.

Although the 2 indigenous cases might represent sporadic disease, the continuing identification of cases in western Canada, coupled with a history of substantial numbers of cattle imported from Canada into the United States (both indigenous US animals had the same molecular "signature" as the most recent Canadian case), makes it difficult to ignore the possibility of undetected instances of.-Dr.

RAILTON showed a case of sporadic cretinism before commencing the thyroid treatment. The girl, who was 9 years old, had the stature andweightof a childof 3. She presented the characteristics of cretinism in a lessdegree than usual, and though torpid was not devoid of intelli-gence.

Her face was fairly normal, and the only defect in the.The Development of Intelligence in Children: (the Binet-Simon Scale) is a term relative to a number of circumstances which must be taken into account in order to judge each particular case.

Sclerotic Idiocy. Syphilitic Idiocy. Cretinism (including the Endemic and Sporadic or Myxoedematous Forms). Idiocy by Deprivation.