Carolina Taddeo Mendes-Dos-Santos

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate growth and body composition of patients with the salt wasting form of classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency and to compare them with healthy children. METHODS Twenty-one prepubertal patients (eight boys and 13 girls) between 2.1 and 10.2 years and 67 prepubertal healthy controls (36 boys and 31(More)
OBJECTIVE The use of anthropometric measurements to estimate the percentage of body fat (%BF) is easy and inexpensive. However, the accuracy of these methods in patients with 21-hydroxylase deficiency (21OHD) has not been explored. The objective of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of skinfold-based models, body mass index (BMI), and waist(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of congenital hypothyroidism in children with filter-paper blood-spot TSH (b-TSH) between 5 and 10μIU/mL in the neonatal screening. METHODS This was a retrospective study including children screened from 2003 to 2010, with b-TSH levels between 5 and 10μIU/mL, who were followed-up during the first two years of life(More)
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