Jyunko Tsubaki

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In Sapporo, Japan, a neonatal screening program for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) has employed measurement of free thyroxine (T4) and TSH in the same filter-paper blood spot. This system has enabled us to identify primary CH and central CH during the neonatal period. The aim of this study was to clarify the prevalence and clinical characteristics of(More)
We report the cases of two Japanese children with cystic pituitary enlargement on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) causing central diabetes insipidus (DI). In the first patient, endocrinological examination demonstrated slightly impaired growth hormone and thyroid stimulating hormone secretions, but normal responses of other anterior pituitary hormones. The(More)
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