hrp0086p2-p934 | Thyroid P2 | ESPE2016

Thyroid Function in Children Affected By Congenital Hypothyroidism (CH) with Eutopic Thyroid After Discontinuation of Treatment with Levothyroxine

Poggi Elena , Gastaldi Roberto , Muraca Monica , Perri Katia , Pistorio Angela , Maghnie Mohamad

Objective and hypotheses: We analysed the prevalence of transient hypothyroidism in a cohort of children affected by CH with eutopic thyroid after Levothyroxine discontinuation.Method: 77 newborns (36 females, 41 males) affected by CH with eutopic thyroid from 1999 to 2011 were enrolled. The confirmation diagnosis of CH after screening was made within the first 15 days of life by assessing TSH value (mean 74.4±82.2 μU/ml n.v 0.5–4.2) and f...