[The thyroid gland of the newborn infant and postnatal iodine overload].

Abstract

Severe iodine-induced hypothyroidism was recently diagnosed in several neonates raising the responsibility of the iodine antiseptic agents routinely used in these patients. Postnatal iodine overload due to cutaneous application of these agents (povidone iodine and fluorescinated alcoholic-iodine solution) was studied in 5 patients. Thyroid function studies… (More)

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