hrp0086p2-p952 | Thyroid P2 | ESPE2016

Congenital Malformations, Dysmorphic Syndromes and Neurodevelopmental Problems in Children with Congenital Hypothyroidism

Gkini Marianthi , Gika Anna , Iliadi Alexandra , Platis Dimitris , Giogli Vasiliki , Tataropoulou Kasandra , Paltoglou Giorgos , Kogia Christina , Karagiannis Apostolos , Chrousos George , Girginoudis Panagiotis , Kanaka-Gantenbein Christina , Voutetakis Antonis

Background: A high frequency of extrathyroidal congenital anomalies has been reported in infants with congenital hypothyroidism (CH) detected by neonatal screening. Current ESPE guidelines suggest that congenital malformations, underlying dysmorphic syndromes and psychomotor and language development should be sought for and monitored in CH patients. The identification of co-existing nosologies and malformations is helpful not only for clinical purposes but also for uncovering ...