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Prevalence of pregnancy and postpartum thyroid dysfunction in a homogeneous population of Spain.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10533164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
To determine the prevalence of pregnancy and postpartum thyroid dysfunction in the Spanish population, 691 women divided into six cohorts were studied. Biochemical hypothyroidism was observed in 9.4%, 4.4%, 1.9%, 4.6% and 4.8% at the first trimester of pregnancy, at delivery and at the second, fourth and sixth to twelfth postpartum months, respectively. Biochemical hyperthyroidism was observed in 6.7%, 0.8%, 1.9%, 4.6% and 2.4% in the same cohorts of subjects. Thyroiditis was observed in 4%, 0%, 0.6%, 6.2% and 7.3% in the cohorts studied. No depression or psychological alterations were detected either in pregnancy or in the postpartum period. Our data suggest that if screening for thyroid dysfunction is to be recommended in the postpartum period, this must be based on biochemical parameters.
R V García-Mayor; F Cordido; F Valle-Inclán; M Lage; M A Tomé; F F Casanueva
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0951-3590     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Endocrinol.     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-19     Completed Date:  1999-11-19     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807913     Medline TA:  Gynecol Endocrinol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-87     Citation Subset:  IM    
Endocrine Division, Hospital Xeral-Cies of Vigo, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Autoantibodies / blood
Hyperthyroidism / epidemiology
Hypothyroidism / epidemiology
Pregnancy Complications / epidemiology*
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Puerperal Disorders / epidemiology*
Spain / epidemiology
Thyroid Diseases / blood,  diagnosis,  epidemiology*
Thyrotropin / blood
Thyroxine / blood
Time Factors
Triiodothyronine / blood
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Autoantibodies; 0/thyroid microsomal antibodies; 6893-02-3/Triiodothyronine; 7488-70-2/Thyroxine; 9002-71-5/Thyrotropin

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