hrp0086p1-p892 | Thyroid P1 | ESPE2016
, Jones Jeremy
, Fitch Moira
, Shaikh Guftar
, Donaldson Malcolm
Background: Up to 20% of infants referred on newborn congenital hypothyroidism (CH) screening are subsequently shown to have transient TSH elevation rather than permanent CH. Correct identification of such cases is important to avoid prolonged treatment with thyroxine and unnecessary clinic attendance.Objective: To determine the prevalence, trends and profile of infants with transient TSH elevation referred between August 1979 and December 2015 by the Sc...