hrp0094p2-454 | Thyroid | ESPE2021

Thyroid dysfunction in small for gestational age infants: a need for second screening?

Park So Yun , Kang Seokjin

Recently there has been studies which reported that SGA could be a risk factor for the development of delayed TSH elevation (dTSH) in preterm infant. To our knowledge, very few studies have addressed development of dTSH in SGA infants whose gestational age > 34. We included 76 SGA infants and 83 controls matched on sex and birth weight who showed normal results on the initial thyroid function screening test. On the following test for thyroid function, dTSH prevalence was ...