What Has National Screening Program Changed in Cases with Congenital Hypothyroidism?


OBJECTIVE Since congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is the most important cause of preventable mental retardation, its screening is important. In this present study, it was aimed to evaluate congenital hypothyroidism cases before and after the initiation of screening program in year 2007 in our country. METHODS A total of 400 patients diagnosed with CH at our… (More)


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