hrp0092p2-290 | Thyroid | ESPE2019
, Jauhari Praveen
, Weerasinghe Kamal
A girl, who was born to non-consanguineous Afghan parents, was detected with high TSH on newborn blood spot screening. Her venous blood results had elevated TSH level (31.31mU/L), normal free T4 level (10.2pmol/L) and normal thyroglobulin. Isotope scan showed normal uptake and anatomically normal position of thyroid. L-thyroxin treatment was commenced soon. Since early life she had recurrent respiratory distress and recurrent chest infections needing prolonged oxygen therapy. ...