hrp0094p1-98 | Thyroid A | ESPE2021
, Smith Sarah
, Hamza Sherin
, Shaikh M. Guftar
Background: Individuals with Down Syndrome are at an increased risk of developing thyroid disease. Given that thyroid disorders represent a preventable cause of neurodevelopmental impairment, early detection and treatment are essential to maximise cognitive abilities in this already impaired population. This service evaluation sought to assess the efficacy of the Down Syndrome Hypothyroid Screening programme in its uptake and subsequent diagnosis of hypothyroi...