239 Mildly Elevated Levels of TSH in Preterm Neonates At First Month of Life are Often Transient

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Background: Preterm infants may present mildly elevated levels of TSH (MELTSH) that is levels higher than the '“normal” ones (5 mU/L) but lower than the cut off level of congenital hypothyroidism (20 mU/L). It has been suggested that these MELTSH may indicate hypothyroidism requiring treatment even with normal free thyroxine levels. The aim of this study… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-200409000-00262

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@article{Siahanidou2004239ME, title={239 Mildly Elevated Levels of TSH in Preterm Neonates At First Month of Life are Often Transient}, author={Tania Siahanidou and Korina Karachristou and C H Megreli and Dimitris Anagnostakis and Helen Mandyla}, journal={Pediatric Research}, year={2004}, volume={56}, pages={504-504} }