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ea0038p468 | Thyroid | SFEBES2015

TSH receptor antibodies testing in hypothyroid pregnant women

Saeed Nabeel , Ahmed Shakir , Haddadin Firas

Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine condition and if untreated can have serious consequences in pregnant women. Generally, TSH receptor antibodies (TRAb) is performed in hyperthyroid pregnant women as high titres can cause foetal hyperthyroidism Neonatal thyrotoxicosis develops in 1% of infants born to thyrotoxic mothers due to placental transfer of TRAb.As part of management of hypothyroid pregnant women, TRAb are checked routinely in our hospital in k...