hrp0089p2-p399 | Thyroid P2 | ESPE2018

Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplantation in Children: Effect on Thyroid Function

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis Athina , Paisiou Anna , Stergiotis Stefanos , Ioannidou Eleni Dikaia , Goussetis Eugenios , Kafetzi Maria , Kitra Vassiliki , Michalacos Stefanos

Objective: To report the incidence of thyroid dysfunction of patients who underwent allogenic BMT during childhood.Patients and Methods: Eighty-two patients (56 boys) who were transplanted from an HLA matched donor at a mean age of 7.5±4.8 years (range 0.18–17.5 years) were followed prospectively having measurements of fT4, TSH twice yearly, using chemiluminescence. Patients with elevated TSH higher than 8 μIU/ml had a repeat evaluation in...