Subclinical hyperthyroidism and hyperkinetic behavior in children.

  title={Subclinical hyperthyroidism and hyperkinetic behavior in children.},
  author={Poovathinal A Suresh and Sherly Sebastian and Abraham George and Kurupath Radhakrishnan},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  volume={20 3},
The authors report three children who exhibited developmental learning disabilities (DLDs) associated with behavioral disturbances, such as attention deficit, hyperactivity, and autistic features. The thyroid function tests performed as a part of routine endocrinologic evaluation of children with DLDs revealed a hormonal profile consistent with… CONTINUE READING