Thyroid dysfunction in Down's syndrome and screening for hypothyroidism in children and adolescents using capillary TSH measurement.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/254898
Title:
Thyroid dysfunction in Down's syndrome and screening for hypothyroidism in children and adolescents using capillary TSH measurement.
Authors:
Murphy, J; Philip, M; Macken, S; Meehan, J; Roche, E; Mayne, P D; O'Regan, M; Hoey, H M C V
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatrics, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland. murphyj6@tcd.ie
Citation:
Thyroid dysfunction in Down's syndrome and screening for hypothyroidism in children and adolescents using capillary TSH measurement. 2008, 21 (2):155-63 J. Pediatr. Endocrinol. Metab.
Publisher:
Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM
Journal:
Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM
Issue Date:
Feb-2008
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/254898
PubMed ID:
18422028
Abstract:
Thyroid dysfunction is more common in individuals with Down's syndrome (DS) than in the general population, whose clinical features can mask the presenting signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism. Biochemical screening is necessary; however, venepuncture may be difficult.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Adolescent; Biological Markers; Child; Child, Preschool; Down Syndrome; Feasibility Studies; Female; Humans; Hypothyroidism; Infant; Male; Thyroid Function Tests; Thyrotropin
ISSN:
0334-018X

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorPhilip, Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorMacken, Sen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMeehan, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorRoche, Een_GB
dc.contributor.authorMayne, P Den_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'Regan, Men_GB
dc.contributor.authorHoey, H M C Ven_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-12-07T12:09:26Z-
dc.date.available2012-12-07T12:09:26Z-
dc.date.issued2008-02-
dc.identifier.citationThyroid dysfunction in Down's syndrome and screening for hypothyroidism in children and adolescents using capillary TSH measurement. 2008, 21 (2):155-63 J. Pediatr. Endocrinol. Metab.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0334-018X-
dc.identifier.pmid18422028-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/254898-
dc.description.abstractThyroid dysfunction is more common in individuals with Down's syndrome (DS) than in the general population, whose clinical features can mask the presenting signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism. Biochemical screening is necessary; however, venepuncture may be difficult.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherJournal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEMen_GB
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEMen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdolescent-
dc.subject.meshBiological Markers-
dc.subject.meshChild-
dc.subject.meshChild, Preschool-
dc.subject.meshDown Syndrome-
dc.subject.meshFeasibility Studies-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshHypothyroidism-
dc.subject.meshInfant-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshThyroid Function Tests-
dc.subject.meshThyrotropin-
dc.titleThyroid dysfunction in Down's syndrome and screening for hypothyroidism in children and adolescents using capillary TSH measurement.en_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Paediatrics, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland. murphyj6@tcd.ieen_GB
dc.identifier.journalJournal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEMen_GB
dc.description.provinceLeinsteren

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