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ea0016p729 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Valuation of iodine deficiency in Western Andalusia by means of the neonatal screening of congenital hypothyroidism

Garcia-Quiros Juan Manuel , Morales Cristobal , Maraver Silvia , Martinez de Pinillos Guillermo , Tome Monica , Cuesta Carmen , Guerrero J M , Sendon Angel

Introduction: The accomplishment of screening neonatal congenital hypothyroidism allows the use of the determination of TSH in new born (NB) like indirect marker of the iodine ingestion of the pregnant woman and the nutritional iodine deficiency in the population. In populations with a sufficient iodine ingestion, the proportion of children with TSH superior to 5 U/ml is smaller of 3%.Primary target: To make the iodine deficiency map in the studied area ...