Paediatrics MCQ – Thyroid disorders in children

A one year old child presented to the OPD with the history of short stature, tiredness and constipation. Examination revealed a palpable goitre. Serum T4 was decreased and TSH levels were increased. Which is the most probable diagnosis?

A. Thyroid dysgenesis

B. Thyroid Dyshormonogenesis

C. TSH receptor blocking antibody

D. Central hypothyroidism

 

Correct answer : B. Thyroid Dyshormonogenesis

Among the options given, only Thyroid Dyshormonogenesis presents with a palpable goitre.

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