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ea0066oc5.2 | Oral Communications 5 | BSPED2019

Longitudinal outcomes of well, term infants who present with persistent hyperthyrotropinaemia

Ng Sze May , Oryan Tal , Katkat Nancy , Ayoede Kayode , Aleem Mahreen

Background: Neonatal hyperthyrotropinaemia (HT) is defined by elevated thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and normal free-thyroxine (FT4) level. Persistent HT in the neonatal period is often a diagnostic dilemma for clinicians to either treat to prevent subclinical hypothyroidism or to wait and monitor thyroid function tests (TFTs).Methods: As part of an audit, 1449 term infants who had TFTs undertaken as part of a prolonged jaundice screen from 2012&#150...