Neuropsychological follow-up in early-treated congenital hypothyroidism: a problem-oriented approach.

  title={Neuropsychological follow-up in early-treated congenital hypothyroidism: a problem-oriented approach.},
  author={Stefania Bargagna and Giuseppe Canepa and Caterina Costagli and D Dinetti and Mara Marcheschi and Stefania Millepiedi and Lucia Montanelli and Aldo Pinchera and Luca Chiovato},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  volume={10 3},
Screening programs for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) dramatically improved the neuropsychological prognosis in affected children. However, mild impairments in cognitive performances, poorer motor skills, defective language abilities, and learning problems have been reported in some studies of early-treated CH children. The occurrence of these defects makes neuropsychological follow-up mandatory. The aim of the present study was to identify those neuropsychological functions that are more… CONTINUE READING
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