MCT8-specific thyroid hormone cell transporter deficiency

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What is MCT8-specific thyroid hormone cell transporter deficiency?

MCT8-specific Thyroid Hormone Cell Transporter (THCT) Deficiency is condition caused by a mutation in the monocarboxylate transporter 8 gene. Common findings in these children include: developmental delay, low muscle tone, generalized weakness, and joint contractures.

Common symptoms reported by people with MCT8-specific thyroid hormone cell transporter deficiency

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Who has MCT8-specific thyroid hormone cell transporter deficiency on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 4 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 2 say MCT8-specific thyroid hormone cell transporter deficiency is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 1
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 3

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

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