[Response of thyrotropin (TSH) to the stimulation with hypothalamic releasing factor (TRF) in hypothyroid children].

Abstract

The normal human serum thyrotropin (TSH) measured by radioimmunoassay in 36 children was 3.3 +/- 1.13 muUI/ml. No differences dependent on age or sex were found. Stimulation by intravenous injection of 100 mug of TRF has been carried out in 7 euthyroid children and in 14 with hypothyroidism. TSH was determined prior to, and during TRF stimulation. Among… (More)

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