Katherine Lord, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Acquired Hypothyroidism

Are you sure the patient has hypothyroidism? Symptoms The most common symptom is goiter, which is present in 70-80% of children who are evaluated for hypothyroidism. Children can present with fatigue (22%), weight gain (10%), linear growth retardation (8%), cold intolerance (7%), constipation (6%), menstrual irregularities (5%) and headache (2%). Hair loss and dry skin…

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