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Hypothalamo-pituitary hypothyroidism detected by neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism using measurement of thyroid-stimulating hormone and thyroxine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11952005     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSIONS: Simultaneous measurement of TSH and T4/fT4 is a useful strategy for detecting hypothalamo-pituitary hypothyroidism, but more studies are needed to show the cost-benefits of using this strategy.
Y Asakura; K Tachibana; M Adachi; S Suwa; Y Yamagami
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-15     Completed Date:  2002-10-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  172-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Kanagawa Children's Medical Center, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Congenital Hypothyroidism
Hypothalamus / physiopathology
Hypothyroidism / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Infant, Newborn
Neonatal Screening*
Pituitary Gland / physiopathology
Retrospective Studies
Thyrotropin / blood*
Thyroxine / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
7488-70-2/Thyroxine; 9002-71-5/Thyrotropin

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