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60th Annual ESPE (ESPE 2022)

Rome, Italy
15 Sep 2022 - 17 Sep 2022

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The 60th ESPE Annual Meeting will now be taking place in Rome, Italy.


Emerging problems in thyroid diseases

hrp0095s8.2 | Emerging problems in thyroid diseases | ESPE2022

Diagnosis and Management of Central Congenital Hypothyroidism

Zwaveling-Soonawala Nitash

Central congenital hypothyroidism (central CH) refers to an inborn deficient thyroid hormone production due to insufficient pituitary TSH stimulation of an otherwise normal thyroid gland. Central CH may be part of combined pituitary hormone deficiencies (CPHD) (60%) or may occur in isolation. The most common cause of CPHD consists of a characteristic pituitary malformation referred to as pituitary stalk interruption syndrome. Up until 2012 most cases of isolated central CH rem...