Abstract

    Open Access Case Report Article ID: IJCEM-1-105

    An Analytical Study for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Infants & Children Suffering From Congenital Hypothyroidism in China

    Fuyong Jiao*, Jianping Chen, Juan Liu, Ting Li, Fangting Liu

    Objective: To study the clinical and laboratory characteristics of children suffering from congenital hypothyroidism in China.

    Method: 455 cases of congenital hypothyroidism infants were collected from 5 articles were published in 4 china medical journals. Different screening methods were adopted, like enzyme immunoassay assay and filter paper dried blood biotin-avidin enzyme notation to test TSH, FT3、FT. All the collected children treated by oral thyroxin tablets for long period and regular follow-up was done. Clinical follow up for any signs of hypothyroidism and also detection of I.Q of those children.

    Results: Markedly effective group: IQ >70%, height, constipation, lethargy, abdominal distension, jaundice and other symptoms and signs were improved after treatment. Effective group: IQ: 30%-70%, height, constipation, lethargy, abdominal distension, jaundice and other symptoms and signs were improved after treatment. Poor effective group: 0-30% IQ, while other signs and symptoms not much improved. Laboratory testing revealed au thyroid along with oral treatment of thyroxin in regular time and dose.

    Conclusion: Congenital hypothyroidism is a preventable disease if early diagnosis and treatment was done.

    Keywords:

    Published on: Jul 15, 2015 Pages: 17-21

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ijcem.000005
    CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat

    Indexing/Archiving

    Global Views

    Case Reports

    Peertechz Tweets

    Pinterest on IJCEM

    Google Reviews 11