Neonatal hypothyroidism: comparison of radioisotope and ultrasound imaging in 54 cases.


Fifty-four neonates with congenital hypothyroidism identified by the North East and North West Thames Regional hypothyroid screening programme between January 1985 and December 1987 were investigated with radioisotope (Tc99m) and ultrasound scans of the thyroid before treatment with 1-thyroxine was commenced. Compared with the radioisotope scans, ultrasound… (More)


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