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Intrauterine diagnosis and management of fetal goiter: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20589704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fetal goiter can be the result of maternal hyperthyroidism treated with antithyroid drugs. Polyhydramnios may be the presenting symptom and can be diagnosed prenatally by sonography. We report a case of fetal goiter diagnosed at 30 weeks of gestation and fetal hypothyroidism confirmed by cordocentesis. Intra-amniotic levothyroxine was administered. Onset of preterm labor could not be prevented. The risks and benefits of intrauterine treatment of fetal goitrous hypothyroidism are discussed.
Authors:
Faik Mumtaz Koyuncu; Aslı Goker Tamay; Sultan Bugday
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1097-0096     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Ultrasound     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-08     Completed Date:  2011-02-04     Revised Date:  2011-06-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  503-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Celal Bayar University Faculty of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology, Manisa, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cesarean Section
Female
Fetal Diseases / ultrasonography*
Goiter / congenital*,  ultrasonography*
Humans
Pregnancy
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*
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Comment In:
J Clin Ultrasound. 2011 Jun;39(5):276-8   [PMID:  21469148 ]

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