2 doctors weighed in:

What sort of disease is congenital hypothyroidism?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hormone deficiency

Mutation in the genes needed for making thyroid hormone can result in deficiency of the hormone even in the uterus.
The disease interferes with normal development, including that of the brain and the newborn may be a cretin.

In brief: Hormone deficiency

Mutation in the genes needed for making thyroid hormone can result in deficiency of the hormone even in the uterus.
The disease interferes with normal development, including that of the brain and the newborn may be a cretin.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Thank
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hormone deficiency

Mutation in the genes needed for making thyroid hormone can result in deficiency of the hormone even in the uterus.
The disease interferes with normal development, including that of the brain and the newborn may be a cretin.

In brief: Hormone deficiency

Mutation in the genes needed for making thyroid hormone can result in deficiency of the hormone even in the uterus.
The disease interferes with normal development, including that of the brain and the newborn may be a cretin.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Thank
Read more answers from doctors