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Hypothyroidism in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  629903     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two mothers with hypothyroidism gave birth to normal infants. In one patient there was good evidence that maternal hypothyroidism improved during the last trimester due to placental transfer of fetal thyroid hormone. If pregnancy is advanced when the diagnosis of hypothyroidism is made, it would seem that replacement therapy may be withheld without detriment to the fetus.
Authors:
A L Kennedy; D A Montgomery
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0306-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1978 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-05-24     Completed Date:  1978-05-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503752     Medline TA:  Br J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  225-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Female
Humans
Hypothyroidism* / drug therapy
Infant, Newborn
Male
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Thyrotropin / blood
Thyroxine / blood
Triiodothyronine / blood
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
6893-02-3/Triiodothyronine; 7488-70-2/Thyroxine; 9002-71-5/Thyrotropin

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