409 Can Mental Retardation: Be Completely Overcome in Con-genital Hypothyroidism?


Congenital hypothyroidism hampers the normal growth of body and mind. Initiation of therapy during the first 3 months of life is the most critical aspect in this disease. This finding has been decisive in the establishment of screening programs for neonatal hypothyroidism. Since 1974, the Quebec Network for Genetic Medicine has detected over 130 such cases… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198104001-00420