hrp0082p3-d2-990 | Thyroid (1) | ESPE2014
, Maltese Marilena
, Mineo Mariagrazia Irene
, Maggio Maria Cristina
Background: Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) is the most frequent acquired thyroid disease in childhood and adolescence. However it can evolve silently also for a long period, without signs and/or symptoms evocative of the diagnosis.Objective and hypotheses: A late diagnosis can reduce growth velocity, increase weight and particularly BMI, with an increased risk of obesity in pubertal age.Method: We analyzed 39 patients (age: 11.3±3...