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The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.
Orpha Number: 238688
Neonatal iodine exposure is a rare endocrine disease characterized by the appearance of transient hypothyroidism, usually in preterm newborns, following long or short-term topical iodine exposure. Parenteral exposure from iodinated contrast agents may similarly alter thyroid funtion in term neonates.
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Source: GARD Last updated on 05-01-20
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