Congenital Hypothyroidism

Known as: CRETINISM, Congenital thyroid insufficiency, CRETINISM, INFANTILE 
A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of THYROID HORMONES that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) occurs in approximately 1:2,000 to 1:4,000 newborns. The clinical manifestations are often subtle… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Mandated screening of newborns for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) in NYS was initiated in l978. Currently, every newborn… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Unrecognized congenital hypothyroidism leads to mental retardation. Newborn screening and thyroid therapy started within 2 weeks… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We recently described a new neonatal diabetes syndrome associated with congenital hypothyroidism, congenital glaucoma, hepatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Several genetic defects are associated with permanent congenital hypothyroidism. Immunologic, environmental, and… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Several recent publications have drawn attention to the role of the thyroid hormone status of the mother on the future… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Congenital hypothyroidism is a common preventable cause of mental retardation. The overall incidence is approximately 1:4000… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Permanent congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is a common disease that occurs in 1 of 3,000–4,000 newborns. Except in rare cases due… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The fact that neonates who subsequently have severe hypothyroidism have no evidence of the condition at birth suggests the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Pilot programs for screening of newborn infants for congenital hypothyroidism began in North America in 1972. To date, the five… (More)
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