[Current approaches to estimating the sizes of the thyroid in neonates and infants from ultrasonographic data].

@article{Shilin2004CurrentAT,
  title={[Current approaches to estimating the sizes of the thyroid in neonates and infants from ultrasonographic data].},
  author={D. E. Shilin and T S Logacheva and Mikhail A. Popov},
  journal={Vestnik rentgenologii i radiologii},
  year={2004},
  volume={1},
  pages={23-5}
}
The thyroid was ultrasonographically studied in 384 pre-term babies aged 4-8 days of life. The sizes of thyroid lobes were determined; the echogenicity of the thyroid was compared with that of the parotid salivary gland. The infants were born by apparently healthy mothers and females with iodine deficiency. An original procedure for neonatal ultrasound… CONTINUE READING