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Hypoechoic thyroid nodules on ultrasound 4 years after prenatal exposure to radioiodine: resolution with thyroxine therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18331366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: In the event of inadvertent exposure to radioiodine in utero, the infant should receive thyroxine therapy from birth in order to protect the thyroid gland from TSH over-stimulation, however mild.
Rebecca J Perry; Ahmad Ainine; Sandra Butler; Malcolm D C Donaldson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-03-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  97     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-26     Completed Date:  2008-08-12     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  509-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Child Health, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Hyperthyroidism / radiotherapy*
Hypothyroidism / etiology*
Iodine Radioisotopes / adverse effects*,  metabolism
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects*
Thyroid Function Tests
Thyroid Gland / metabolism
Thyroid Nodule / etiology*,  ultrasonography
Thyrotropin / blood
Thyroxine / therapeutic use*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Iodine Radioisotopes; 7488-70-2/Thyroxine; 9002-71-5/Thyrotropin

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