Volume 3, Issue 3 (Spring 1975)                   Research in Medicine 1975, 3(3): 210-216 | Back to browse issues page

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Moazami P. Pendred Syndrome: A Case Report. Research in Medicine. 1975; 3 (3) :210-216
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In this article Pendred's syndrome, which is the combination of - congenital goitre with deafmutism, is discussed. This type of goitre is due to a special enzymatic defect, involving 
a process of hormonogenesis, which is respon-· sible for the incorporation of iodide in the tyrosine molecule. 
A case of pendred's syndrome is presented 
in a 16-year-old girl. This girl has never been able to hear or speak, and has showed symp­toms of hypothyroidism since :the age of 13. 
The perchlorate test which is diagnostic and Pathognomonic for the disorder of the iodi­nation phase of the thyroid hoi·mone synthesis, was performed on this girl. The test revealed a result that was characteristic of the Pendred's syndrome. In addttion an audiogramm test showed an inability to percieve high tones. 
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/03/11 | Accepted: 2020/03/11 | Published: 2020/03/11

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