hrp0084p2-558 | Thyroid | ESPE2015

Objective vs Subjective Measurement of Thyroid Volume by Ultrasound in Infants Referred with TSH Elevation on Newborn Screening

Mansour Chourouk , Ouarezki Yasmine , Jones Jeremy , Attaie Morag , Stenhouse Emily , Pohlenz Joachim , Donaldson Malcolm

Background: Establishing thyroid size as large, normal or small in newborn infants with TSH elevation and in situ thyroid is important for diagnosis and informing molecular genetic studies.Objective and hypotheses: To compare intra-observer variation in the objective (Ox) measurement of thyroid volume (vol) by ultrasound (US); and the correlation between subjective (Sx) and Ox assessment.Method: Joint blinded retrospective...