Congenital anomalies associated with congenital hypothyroidism.

  title={Congenital anomalies associated with congenital hypothyroidism.},
  author={Claude Stoll and B{\'e}atrice Dott and Yves Alembik and Christian Koehl},
  journal={Annales de genetique},
  volume={42 1},
The French national neonatal screening program for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) was initiated in 1978. The purpose of this study was to ascertain the incidence of congenital extrathyroid anomalies (ETAs) among the infants with congenital hypothyroidism (CH) and to compare it with the Northeastern France Birth Defect Monitoring System data from 1979 to 1996. Among 129 CH infants on whom adequate data were available, 20 infants (15.5%) had associated congenital anomalies. Eight out of 76… CONTINUE READING