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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 88-90

Dyshormonongenetic goiter: A rare and important entity


1 Department of Pathology, Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pathology, King Hamad University Hospital, Al Sayh, Bahrain

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Dr. Sameer Ahmed A H. Ansari
Department of Pathology, King Hamad University Hospital, Al Sayh
Bahrain
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/amhs.amhs_152_19

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Dyshormonogenetic goiter (DG) is the term given to the group of familial goiters owing to an inborn error of thyroid hormone metabolism. It is a benign, rare condition presenting architectural and cytological features that may lead to overdiagnosis of malignancy. Hence, in a patient with a history of hypothyroidism since infancy, a sense of apprehension is essential for a diagnosis of DG. We report a case of DG in a 12-year-old cretin girl.


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