The patient was a female neonate bornprematurely at 36 weeks of gestation by a Cesareansection. During pregnancy, the mother had nohistory of fever, drug use, or X-ray exposure.The mother was gravida 2 and had no history ofabortion. Her first child was healthy. There wasno record of birth trauma. The perinatal historywas negative for intrauterine trauma, the use ofantithyroid medication, or misoprostol.