Psychoeducational outcome in children with early-treated congenital hypothyroidism
Audit of neonatal screening programme for phenylketonuria and congenital hypothyroidism
Additionally, while measurement of free T4 is more common, some states use TSH as the required newborn screening assay to evaluate for congenital hypothyroidism
The screening costs were calculated as the total savings from the single screen for classic galactosaemia and congenital hypothyroidism
, respectively, versus the dual testing using the same Guthrie card and analysing equipment.
Primary congenital hypothyroidism
, newborn thyroid function, and environmental perchlorate exposure among residents of a southern California community.
A severe defect will lead to neonatal or congenital hypothyroidism
, goiter, mental retardation, and growth abnormalities (cretinism).
Neuropsychological development in a child with eady-treated congenital hypothyroidism
as compared with her unaffected identical twin.
The clinical observation, mainly starting from early 70s, of a growing number of patients with mental retardation and other disabilities caused by congenital hypothyroidism
and hereditary metabolic diseases that could have been prevented in many cases with an early diagnosis and opportune treatment, led us to the decision to implement a systematically massive neonatal screening for these diseases.
In Brazil (170 million persons and approximately 2,400,000 newborns/year), the prevalence of infectious diseases is higher than phenylketonuria (1 in 13,000) and congenital hypothyroidism
(1 in 3,500).
Draft of ESPE guidelines for neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism
The researchers distributed questionnaires to the families of 105 children diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism
and phenyl ketonuria, both curable with medication.
She was born with congenital hypothyroidism
and has been on thyroid hormone replacement medication since she was approximately 16 days old.