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Visible thyroid ectopia
  1. Phey M Yeap1,
  2. Morag Attaie2,
  3. Jeremy Jones1,
  4. Sanjay Maroo2,
  5. Malcolm Donaldson1
  1. 1Department of Endocrinology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK
  2. 2Department of Radiology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Malcolm Donaldson, Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow G3 8SJ, UK; malcolm.donaldson{at}

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A 29-day-old infant was referred by the newborn screening laboratory with mild but persistent capillary thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) elevation: 11 mU/l on day 5 of life and 19.5 mU/l on day 23. He was born in the 39th week by planned caesarean section weighing 3814 g and …

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