Journal of Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health

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An Unusual Presentation of Congenital Hypothyroidism in a Newborn: Transient Pseudo-Obstruction

Sirin Mneimneh

Congenital hypothyroidism is mostly asymptomatic at birth. It is usually detected by targeted neonatal screening for CH that is performed after birth. Nonetheless, there are reports of rare and vague presentations of CH, as protracted icterus, abdominal distension, sk...Read More

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Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease Using Pulse Oximetry: A Quality Improvement Project Proposal
Khairy G. Gad

Critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) is a leading cause of death in the neonatal period. It accounts for approximately one-third of the cases of mortality due to birth defects [1]. Some infants with CCHD may initially be asymptomatic and look healthy. There is an ...Read More

doi: 10.26502/jppch.0004