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Lack of protective effect of breast-feeding in congenital hypothyroidism: report of 12 cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7367075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypothyroid babies being breast-fed (12 cases) or bottle-fed (33 cases) have been compared. Anthropometric measurements at referral as well as biochemical values including plasma T4, T3, and thyroid-stimulating hormone were not significantly different. Bone maturation expressed as number of ossification centers or their surface were identical. Babies from both groups had similar psychologic performance at their first anniversay. It is concluded that breast-feeding does not protect against the deleterious effects of congenital hypothyroidism,.
Authors:
J Letarte; H Guyda; J H Dussault; J Glorieux
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0031-4005     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatrics     Publication Date:  1980 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-06-25     Completed Date:  1980-06-25     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376422     Medline TA:  Pediatrics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  703-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bone Development
Bottle Feeding
Breast Feeding*
Congenital Hypothyroidism*
Humans
Infant

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