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Childhood goitre and urinary iodine excretion in Hong Kong.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9461355     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CONCLUSION: This cross-sectional study demonstrates the spectrum of thyroid disease in Chinese adolescents in Hong Kong. Their urinary iodine excretion was adequate and much higher than those of children from many European countries and coastal cities of China.
Authors:
G W Wong; C W Lam; M Y Kwok; T W Mak; A T Ahuja; C C Chow; W Tang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  157     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1998 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-03-17     Completed Date:  1998-03-17     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, New Territories. b347750@mailserv.cuhk.hk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Child
Cross-Sectional Studies
Data Collection
Female
Goiter / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  prevention & control*,  urine*
Hong Kong / epidemiology
Humans
Iodine / administration & dosage,  urine*
Male
Mass Screening / methods*
Prevalence
Thyrotropin / analysis
Thyroxine / analysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7488-70-2/Thyroxine; 7553-56-2/Iodine; 9002-71-5/Thyrotropin

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