Case reportCase report: consumptive hypothyroidism consequent to multiple infantile hepatic haemangiomasCho, Yoon Hi; Taplin, Craig; Mansour, Albert; Howman-Giles, Robert; Hardwick, Robert; Lord, David; Howard, Neville J Author Information Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia Correspondence to Dr Neville Howard, Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead 2145, Sydney, NSW, Australia Tel: +61 2 9845 0000; fax: +61 2 9845 3170; e-mail: [email protected] Current Opinion in Pediatrics: April 2008 - Volume 20 - Issue 2 - p 213-215 doi: 10.1097/MOP.0b013e3282f409c3 Buy Metrics Abstract A 10-month-old infant with multiple infantile hepatic hemangiomas and developmental delay is reported. He was found to be profoundly hypothyroid. Evaluation and management issues are discussed. This case emphasizes the importance of screening for hypothyroidism in patients with hemangiomas and the potential therapeutic benefit of prednisolone therapy in this condition. © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.