hrp0097p2-33 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2023

Obesity-related Hypothyroidism in Children

Otilia Bizerea-Moga Teofana , Olah Orsolya , Ilieș Cristina , Flavia Brad Giorgiana , Mărginean Otilia

Key Words: obesity, subclinical hypothyroidism, childrenIntroduction: There is a growing interest in the relationship between obesity and thyroid dysfunction, even more so nowadays when obesity has become a widespread global issue. Initially believed to be the cause of obesity, the risk of developing hypothyroidism may be increased in obese children due to adaptive mechanisms. The study aims to evaluate the prevalence of...