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Definition

A form of central hypothyroidism, a disorder characterized by sub-optimal thyroid hormone secretion, due to insufficient stimulation by the thyroid stimulating hormone of an otherwise normal thyroid gland. It may be caused by congenital or acquired disorders of the pituitary gland or hypothalamus. CHNG8 is a congenital, X-linked, relatively mild form which may be accompanied by hearing loss in some patients.

Acronym

CHNG8

Keywords

Congenital hypothyroidism

 
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