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Hormones

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 583–584 | Cite as

Severe hypothyroidism due to autoimmune thyroiditis in a child: a one-year follow-up

  • Francesco Vierucci
  • Graziano Cesaretti
Letter to the Editor

Key words

Autoimmune thyroiditis Childhood Hypothyroidism Myxedema 

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© Hellenic Endocrine Society 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics“S. Chiara” University-HospitalPisaItaly

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