The auditory threshold in a school-age population is related to iodine intake and thyroid function.

@article{Soriguer2000TheAT,
  title={The auditory threshold in a school-age population is related to iodine intake and thyroid function.},
  author={Federico Soriguer and M. Carmen Mill{\'o}n and R. Mu{\~n}oz and Isabel Vidales Mancha and Juan Pedro L{\'o}pez Siguero and M J Mart{\'i}nez Aedo and R G{\'o}mez-Huelga and Maria Jos{\'e} Adserias Garriga and Gemma Rojo-Mart{\'i}nez and Isabel Esteva and Francisco J Tinahones},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={
          991-9
        }
}
The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between auditory capacity and urinary iodine, taking into account thyroid volume and function, in a population of school-age children. Audiometry was carried out in 150 children (ages 6-14 years), together with measurements of thyroid volume, thyrotropin (TSH), free T3, free T4, thyroglobulin, antiperoxidase and anti-TSH receptor antibodies, as well as iodine in a casual urine sample. Children with a TSH >5 microU/mL were excluded from the… CONTINUE READING
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