Rheumatic symptoms associated with hypothyroidism in children

Gregory F. Keenan, Barbara E. Ostrov, Donald P. Goldsmith, Balu H. Athreya

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We describe five children with varied rheumatic manifestations, including fibromyalgia and arthralgias, ultimately proved to be associated with hypothyroidism. All musculoskeletal symptoms improved after thyroid replacement therapy. We conclude that rheumatic manifestations of hypothyroidism can be as varied in children as in adults.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)586-588
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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