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Neonatal Hyperthyroidism Presenting as Neonatal Cholestasis
Journal of Pediatrics & Neonatal Care
Neonatal cholestasis has varied etiology including both medical and surgical causes. Hypothyroidism is well known treatable cause of cholestasis but hyperthyroidism though rare is a reported cause of cholestasis and is treatable. Our case presented with failure to thrive, features suggestive of cholestasis and hepatosplenomegaly. Further evaluation revealed maternal and neonatal hyperthyroidism. Baby was treated with antithyroid medication, methimazole. Improvement in cholestasis and weightdoi:10.15406/jpnc.2017.07.00279 fatcat:3orsmp32ozfe5hynkfsnffjyei