hrp0084p2-575 | Thyroid | ESPE2015

Attention Deficit and Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Symptoms in Congenital Hypothyroidism: Results from a Case-Control Study

Esposito Annalisa , D'Acunzo Ida , Di Mase Raffaella , Giudice Ennio Del , Servera Mateu , Salerno Mariacarolina

Background: Despite neonatal screening, children with congenital hypothyroidism (CH) may still display behavioural problems such as inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity and restlessness.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of present study was to evaluate attention and sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) symptoms in 32 children with CH compared to 32 matched healthy controls.Method: The study population consisted of 32 CH children a...