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Cretinism and lingual thyroid presenting in an adult.
  1. V. T. Yeung,
  2. E. P. Loong,
  3. C. S. Cockram
  1. Department of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT.


    A 29 year old woman presented with menorrhagia secondary to hypothyroidism. Subsequent investigation confirmed the presence of a lingual thyroid. Features of cretinism were present despite the late presentation. This unusual case is discussed with reference to previous publications.

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