hrp0097p1-592 | Thyroid | ESPE2023

Effect of iodinated contrast on the thyroid function in young children

Wing Kei Ng Carol , Kan Elaine , Ling Joanna Tung Yuet

Background: Hypothyroidism is a well-known treatable cause of global developmental delay in developing children. In recent years contrast imaging studies are much more commonly employed as diagnostic means in the treatment of various pediatric conditions. In 2022, the FDA issued a warning recommending thyroid function monitoring in babies and young children who receive injections of iodine-containing contrast media(ICM) for medical imaging. They recommend the ...