Cretinism athyreotic: A rare form of congenital hypothyroidism that causes mental and physical growth retardation in infants or children. Prompt thyroid hormone therapy is essential in order to prevent progressive neurological and motor deterioration.
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Cretinism athyreotic includes the 12 symptoms listed below: * Thick skin * Waxy skin * Flattened nose * Protruding abdomen * Mental retardation * Bone dystrophy * Poor metabolism * Hypothyroidism * Lethargy * Growth failure * Enlarged tongue * Dry skin
* Dry skin * Enlarged tongue * Flattened nose * Growth failure * Hypothyroidism * Lethargy * Mental retardation * Protruding abdomen * Thick skin * Waxy skin
The phrase "signs of Cretinism athyreotic" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Cretinism athyreotic that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Cretinism athyreotic" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Cretinism athyreotic. The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Cretinism athyreotic. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Cretinism athyreotic has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Cretinism athyreotic signs or Cretinism athyreotic symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Cretinism athyreotic may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Cretinism athyreotic symptoms.