hrp0082p3-d1-985 | Thyroid | ESPE2014

Trends in Incidence of Permanent and Transient Congenital Hypothyroidism in Shanghai China

Fan Xin , Gu Xuefan , Luo Jingsi , Qiu Wenjuan , Ye Jun , Chen Shaoke , Xu Jianfeng

Background: Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is a major target of new born screening. It has two major forms (permanent and transient) that have different prognoses.Objective and hypotheses: The purposes of this study were to assess the trends in incidence of permanent and transient CH in China, and to identify clinical variables that may help to distinguish these two forms of CH.Method: Newborns were screened for CH at Xinhua Hospit...