The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 38, Issue 5, pp 229–232 | Cite as

Hypothyroidism in children with mongolism

  • Ishwar C. Verma
  • O. P. Ghai


Two children with mongolism, aged 10 months and 3 years, from North India, belonging to areas non-endemic for goitre, were found to have coexistent hypothyroidism. No thyroid antibodies were demonstrated (employing the tanned red cell agglutination technique) in the propositii and their parents.


Hypothyroidism Head Circumference Thyroid Antibody Thyroid Uptake Thyroid Parenchyma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ishwar C. Verma
    • 1
  • O. P. Ghai
    • 1
  1. 1.New Delhi

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