Thyroid function from birth to adolescence in Prader-Willi syndrome.

@article{Sharkia2013ThyroidFF,
  title={Thyroid function from birth to adolescence in Prader-Willi syndrome.},
  author={Mohamad Sharkia and St{\'e}phanie Michaud and M T Berthier and Yves Gigu{\`e}re and Laura Stewart and Johnny Delado{\"e}y and Cheri Deal and Guy van Vliet and J. P. Chanoine},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={163 3},
  pages={800-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the response of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) to thyroid-releasing hormone in children and adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), and to compare TSH and total thyroxine (TT4) concentrations measured on neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism in children with PWS and controls. STUDY DESIGN All participants had genetically confirmed PWS. The TSH responses to thyroid-releasing hormone, free thyroxine (fT4), and free triiodothyronine (fT3) were measured… CONTINUE READING
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