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ea0092ps3-23-04 | Pregnancy | ETA2023

Physical development, neuropsychological health and quality of life in a group of adult subjects with congenital hypothyroidism early treated with levothyroxine after newborn screening

Pignata Luisa , De Marco Giuseppina , Ferrarini Eleonora , Agretti Patrizia , Di Cosmo Caterina , Bagattini Brunella , Sciarroni Elisabetta , Tonacchera Massimo , Bargagna Stefania , Montanelli Lucia

Background: The introduction of newborn screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) has led to prevent the most serious consequences of precocious deficit of thyroid hormone during child development, particularly neurological disability. However, little is known about long-term physical and psycho-social outcomes of CH after screening introduction.Objective: To evaluate physical and neuropsychological development and Quality of Life (QoL) in adult subje...