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Iodine-induced hypothyroidism in full-term infants with congenital heart disease: more common than currently appreciated?

Authors
  • Thaker, V V
  • Leung, A M
  • Braverman, L E
  • Brown, R S
  • Levine, B
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
Publisher
The Endocrine Society
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2014
Volume
99
Issue
10
Pages
3521–3526
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2014-1956
PMID: 25004248
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Iodine-induced hypothyroidism may be under-recognized in infants with CHD exposed to excess iodine. Systematic monitoring of thyroid function should be considered to avoid potential long-term adverse neurodevelopmental effects of even transient thyroid dysfunction in this susceptible population.

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