ISSN - 0973-0958
   
 
Congenital Hypothyroidism Leading to Acute Kidney Injury with Hypernatremic Dehydration
P R Inamdar, R M Bellad, V R Herekar.
Department of Pediatrics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.
 
Abstract

Congenital hypothyroidism leading to acute kidney injury (AKI) and hypernatremia is not reported in literature. A two month old infant presented with hypernatremic dehydration and AKI. He was detected to have poor suck due to hypothyroidism. His suck improved after supplementation with thyroxine.
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