hrp0084p3-1176 | Thyroid | ESPE2015

Graves’ Disease in Childhood and Adolescence: Clinical Manifestations, Adverse Effects, and Predictive Factors for Response to Antithyroid Drugs

Dujovne Noelia Vanesa , Dratler Gustavo , Pitoia Fabian , Felipe Laura , Ayarzabal Victor , Soria Ianina , Berger Malena , Belgorosky Alicia , Herzovich Viviana

Background: Antithyroid drugs (ATD) are recommended as the initial treatment in Graves disease in childhood and adolescence. Identification of predictive factors might lead to improve patient management by facilitating the identification of patients requiring long-term ATD or early alternative therapy.Objective and hypotheses: To assess the prevalence of signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism in childhood and adolescence, to evaluate the rates of adverse ...