hrp0095p1-588 | Thyroid | ESPE2022

Thyrotoxicosis in children and adolescence in Iceland: A twenty-year retrospective study

Atli Þórsson Þórbergur , Bjarnason Ragnar , Guðrún Jónasdóttir Soffía , Jónsdóttir Berglind

Introduction: Thyrotoxicosis is a clinical manifestation that arises due to excessive amounts of circulating thyroid hormone in the body with a subsequent hypermetabolic state. The condition has multiple aetiologies of which Graves’ disease accounts for the most cases in children and adolescence. Symptoms in children are often more obscure than those seen in adults which may contribute to diagnostic delay of the condition. The aim of the study is to asse...