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Newborn of mothers affected by autoimmune thyroiditis: the importance of thyroid function monitoring in the first months of life


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Posted 07 April 2010 - 05:17 PM

Newborn of mothers affected by autoimmune thyroiditis: the importance of thyroid function monitoring in the first months of life. Transient mild elevation of serum TSH above the normal reference value for age is frequently observed in the first month of life in infants born from mother affected by autoimmune thyroiditis. Persistent hyperthyrotropinemia requiring replacement therapy is observed in 2.2% of these neonates. R. Rovelli. Italian Journal of Pediatrics. March 10 2010. (Also see: Postpartum Thyroiditis)

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