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Arlene Ng Lim-Vitug, MD

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Adult care, Lupus, Arthritis, rheumatism, vasculitis, connective tissue diseases Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Rheumatology Clinic Address & Schedule: Malolos Health Providers, Inc. Paseo del Congreso, Liang, Malolos, Bulacan Philippines (In front of LBC beside Bank of Makati near Barasoain) Phone: (0922) 544 0660 c/o Jocelyn Bulacan Polymedi Hospital Tabang, Guiguinto, Bulacan Philippines Phone: (0933) 857 5528 c/o Melba Schedule: Fri: 1:00PM – 3:00PM San Jose Drs. Offices Baliuag, Bulacan Philippines Phone: (044) 766 4241 c/o Sheila Schedule: Wed: 10:30AM – 1:30PM Social Network: LinkedIn

Thyroid Disease In Children

Thyrotoxicosis or hyperthyroidism is relatively rare in children. According to reports, the yearly incidence is 8 per 1 million children who are younger than 15 years old and 1 per 1 million in children younger than 4 years old. Among these patients, Graves’ Disease is the most common cause. It is noted that girls are affected five times more than boys. A family history of hyperthyroidism should be sought because many have a positive family history of autoimmune thyroid diseases. A clinical profile includes several month records of progressive symptoms, of which, the most common are often behavioral disturbances such » » » [Read more]