Myxedema Ascites: A Rare Case Report

  • Farzana Hamid Professor, Dept. of Paediatrics, North East Medical College, Sylhet
  • Syed Moosa MA Quaium Professor, Dept. of Paediatrics, North East Medical College, Sylhet
  • Azizur Rahman Professor, Dept. of Paediatrics, North East Medical College, Sylhet
Keywords: Hypothyroidism, Myxedema, Ascites

Abstract

Congenital hypothyroidism is a very common condition in developing world, but myxedema ascites is very rare in pediatric population. We report a case of 13 years old girl with congenital hypothyroidism on irregular thyroxin started on second half of infancy, presented with recurrent ascites excluding all other causes and discuss different aspects of the condition on the basis of literature review.

Bangladesh J Child Health 2019; VOL 43 (1) :66-68

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2019-04-28
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Hamid, F., Quaium, S. M., & Rahman, A. (2019). Myxedema Ascites: A Rare Case Report. Bangladesh Journal of Child Health, 43(1), 66-68. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjch.v43i1.41221
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