Neonatal Thyroid Stimulating Hormone and Subsequent Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disability

  title={Neonatal Thyroid Stimulating Hormone and Subsequent Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disability},
  author={Jennifer L. Ames and Gayle C Windham and Kristen Lyall and Michelle Pearl and Martin Kharrazi and Cathleen K. Yoshida and Judy A. Van de Water and Paul Ashwood and Lisa A. Croen},
  journal={Autism Research},
Hypothyroid conditions in early life, if left untreated, are associated with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes, including intellectual disability (ID). However, evidence addressing the role of neonatal thyroid hormone insufficiencies in the altered neurobiology underlying autism spectrum disorders (ASD), particularly among its subphenotypes, is limited. We conducted a population‐based, case–control study among a sample of children born during 2000–2003 in Southern California. We examined… 

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