hrp0089p1-p262 | Thyroid P1 | ESPE2018

Subclinical Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Nodule or Cyst in Prepubertal Children: How Many Children were Diagnosed at Age 6?

Lee Young Ah , Cho Sun Wook , Lim Youn-Hee , Kim Johanna Inhyang , Kim Bung-Nyun , Hong Yun-Chul , Park Young Joo , Shin Choong Ho , Yang Sei Won

Purpose: We investigated the prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) and its risk factors in prepubertal children at age 6. We also evaluated the prevalence of thyroid nodule or cyst and its relationship with SCH in prepubertal children.Methods: From the Environment and Development of Children (EDC) cohort study, 458 prepubertal children (243 boys, mean 5.8 years) who visited at age 6 were included in this study. Serum concentrations of free thyro...