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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 ...
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 ...