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Antenatal and Neonatal Screening$
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Nicholas Wald and Ian Leck

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780192628268

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.001.0001

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Congenital hypothyroidism

Congenital hypothyroidism

(p.370) 15 Congenital hypothyroidism
Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Joseph G. Hollowell

Bradford L. Therrell

W. Harry Hannon

Oxford University Press

This chapter describes screening and diagnosis for congenital hypothyroidism (CH). CH is a well-established cause of mental retardation which can be prevented by screening and treatment with thyroxine.

Keywords:   congenital hypothyroidism, thyroid disorders, neonatal screening, neonatal diagnosis, mental retardation

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