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Detection of circulating autoantibodies against thyroid hormones in an infant with permanent congenital hypothyroidism and her twin with transient congenital hypothyroidism: Possible contribution of thyroid hormone autoantibodies to neonatal and infant hypothyroidism
Premature, very-low-birth-weight female twins were diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism (CH). Thyroid hormone antibodies (THAb) directed against triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) of both the IgM and IgG class ...
Assessment of intertrimester and seasonal variations of urinary iodine concentration during pregnancy in an iodine-replete area
Objective: To assess intertrimester and seasonal variations in urinary iodine concentration (UIC) among pregnant women. Patients and measurements: Pregnant Tehranian women, with no history of thyroid ablation or consumption ...
Congenital hypothyroidism in Iran
Objective: Following elimination of iodine deficiency in Iran, the program of screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) was established in 1998. The descriptive findings of the study are reported here. Methods: From ...