Transient neonatal 'athyreosis' resulting from thyrotropin-binding inhibitory immunoglobulins.

Recognition of transient forms of neonatal hypothyroidism is difficult because of the urgency of thyroxine treatment. In the present report the first child born to a mother with Graves' disease developed transient hyperthyroidism during the newborn period. The mother underwent radioactive iodine treatment and was maintained euthyroid on l-thyroxine. Two… CONTINUE READING