Cretinism is a condition due to disease of the thyroid glands.
The causation of the sporadic form of cretinism is, however, obscure.
Cretinism in any form had always shocked Dwight Wade inexpressibly.
Only one case is reported in which goitre was associated with cretinism.
So cretinism was in a fair way to spread all over the valley from this spot.
Where is the shady side of deep valleys, there is cretinism.
Indeed, idiocy and cretinism are not infrequent co-associates with the deformity (Parrot25).
The remedy was soon 431 after applied to cretinism and its effects were found to be even more wonderful.
The endemic form of cretinism prevails in certain districts, as in the valleys of central Switzerland, Tirol and the Pyrenees.
It is pretty clear that in these observations, goître and cretinism are confounded.