Obesity and thyrotropinemia.


OBJECTIVE To study the relation between body mass index (BMI) and TSH in euthyroid and subclinical hypothyroid obese children and compared serum TSH level among obese and overweight children. METHODS Fifty consecutive children (aged 2-18 yr) presenting for obesity were studied. All cases with TSH > 10, low T3/T4, organic and syndromic obesity were… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12098-009-0153-7