Diagnosis and management of juvenile hyperthyroidism in Germany: a retrospective multicenter study.

@article{Doetsch2000DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of juvenile hyperthyroidism in Germany: a retrospective multicenter study.},
  author={Joerg Doetsch and Thomas Siebler and Berthold P. Hauffa and Beate Doeker and Werner Andler and Markus Bettendorf and Udo Heinrich and Bettina Gohlke and Norbert Albers and Helmut Willgerodt and Wieland Kiess},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={2000},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={879-85}
}
This retrospective multicenter study was designed to survey the management of childhood and adolescent hyperthyroidism in six pediatric endocrinological units in Germany. Fifty-six patients aged between 1.1 and 17.0 yr (median 10.5 yr) were enrolled. Data were collected retrospectively from the patients' records by a trained pediatric endocrinologist using standardized questionnaires. After the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism was established on the basis of clinical and biological findings… CONTINUE READING

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