[Influence of thyroid morphology on psychomotor development in patients with congenital hypothyroidism during 8 year follow-up].

@article{Franceschi2010InfluenceOT,
  title={[Influence of thyroid morphology on psychomotor development in patients with congenital hypothyroidism during 8 year follow-up].},
  author={Roberto De Franceschi and Paolo Cavarzere and Rossella Gaudino and Elena Monti and Stefano Perlini and Mara Vanzati and Marta Camilot and Francesca Teofoli and Franco Antoniazzi and Silvana Lauriola and Carlo Albertini and Luciano Tat{\`o}},
  journal={Minerva pediatrica},
  year={2010},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={253-60}
}
AIM The aim of this paper was to evaluate the impact of thyroid morphology on auxological and neuropsychological development in children affected by congenital hypothyroidism (CH), treated with levothyroxine, up to 8 years of age. METHODS Fifty-three children affected by CH divided into 3 groups on the basis of thyroid morphology determined at birth: patients with athyreosis (N=17), with ectopic gland (N=23), with in situ thyroid (N=13). The developmental quotient (DQ) was evaluated by the… CONTINUE READING