Thyroid scintigraphy differentiates subtypes of congenital hypothyroidism

@article{Worth2019ThyroidSD,
  title={Thyroid scintigraphy differentiates subtypes of congenital hypothyroidism},
  author={Chris Worth and Beverly E Hird and Lesley Tetlow and Neville Wright and Leena Patel and Indraneel Banerjee},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood},
  year={2019},
  volume={106},
  pages={77 - 79}
}
Introduction UK screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is based on dried blood spot Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). Scintigraphy may identify CH subtypes classified as dysplasia, gland in situ (GIS) and ectopia, but is not performed in all centres. We retrospectively investigated the role of scintigraphy to identify CH subtypes in a single tertiary centre cohort. Methods Babies who screened positive for CH between 2007 and 2017 were studied (n=418 of 534 783). Scintigraphy outcomes… 
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