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Understanding Congenital Hypothyroidism

  By posted Aug 22nd 2014
Healthy Living

Congenital Hypothyroidism or CHT is a condition in newborn babies, wherein they have decreased or absent thyroid function and thyroid hormone production. The thyroid gland, situated in the lower neck, makes iodine-containing hormones that regulate brain development, growth and metabolism. In this article, Dr. Virender Kumar, Senior Consultant, Paediatrics at the Delhi-based Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, gives us a thorough insight into this condition.


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