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Old 01-30-2010
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Default Newborn hypothyroidism

Need your help guys, with this question.

Newborn has high TSH, low Tyroxine levels. He also has an anterior cervical mass high in neck. Thyroid gland is not palpable. What is the cause of this findings?

A) Anti-TSH antibodies
B) Lingual thyroid
C) Negative iodine balance
D) Sodium/iodine symporter gene mutation
E) Thyroid carcinoma
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