hrp0095p1-390 | Thyroid | ESPE2022

Does serum thyroglobulin predict thyroxine requirement during infancy in athyreosis and thyroid ectopia?

Kallali Wafa , Neumann David , Jones Jeremy , Hunter Ian , Tasker Anthony , Smith Karen , Shaikh Guftar , Donaldson Malcolm

Background: Thyroglobulin (Tg), a protein synthesized uniquely in the thyroid gland, may be elevated in primary congenital hypothyroidism (CH) due to increased TSH drive, absent in true athyreosis and Tg deficiency, and very elevated in some types of dyshormonogenesis.Hypothesis: Serum Tg at the time of newborn screening may reflect the amount of thyroid tissue present in apparent athyreosis and thyroid ectopia, and henc...

hrp0084p3-1180 | Thyroid | ESPE2015

Outcome of Thyrotoxicosis in Childhood and Adolescence in a Geographically Define Area; a 24-Year Experience

Kourime Mariam , McGowan Sheena , Al-Towati Mabrouka , Ahmed Faisal , Stewart Graham , Williamson Scott , Hunter Ian , Donaldson Malcolm

Background: Paediatric thyrotoxicosis is both rarer and more severe than in adulthood, rendering management difficult, and often unsatisfactory.Objective: To review outcome in a geographically defined area between 1989 and 2013; hence to develop an algorithm for improved clinical care.Method: Retrospective case note review plus questionnaire to family doctor requesting update. GravesÂ’ disease (GD) was defined as positive TSH-R...