Treating patients with congenital hypothyroidism with a high dose of levothyroxine from infancy does not compromise their IQ in young adulthood, report researchers.
Children with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are more likely to achieve remission than those who have Graves’ disease, a long-term study shows.
Factors including age, thyroid hormone levels and weight loss prior to diagnosis influence whether children gain weight after being treated for Graves’ disease, study results show.
Levels of thyroid hormones, specifically free tri-iodothyronine, change markedly during childhood, data from a large prospective study show.
Researchers demonstrate the existence of a low-risk group of paediatric patients with well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma, who could potentially be treated with lobectomy rather than total thyroidectomy.
Accounting for treatment response could refine the prognosis provided by the American Thyroid Association risk classification in paediatric patients with differentiated thyroid cancer, research suggests.
Girls with Hashimoto thyroiditis who also have Turner syndrome may be at particularly high risk of developing abnormal thyroid function over the long term, report researchers.
The likelihood of newborn babies exceeding a particular thyroid stimulating hormone cutoff varies by ethnicity, a study suggests.
Children with autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome 1 have highly variable clinical findings, and often present with nonendocrine features, shows analysis of a Norwegian cohort.
Remission is rare among children given medical treatment for Grave’s disease, although it is frequently lasting, a study shows.