Thyroid disorders can occur in childhood. Newborns in most areas are now tested for congenital hypothyroidism, and treated for this problem.
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Thyroid Disease in Childhood
Learn about the types of thyroid disorders affecting children, growth, metabolism, congenital hypothyroidism and congenital goitre.
Thyroid Disorders in Children
A mother's personal story about her pregnancy and a daughter with Congenital Hypothyroidism.
Children With Congenital Hypothyroidism and Their Siblings: Do They Really Differ?
Study suggests that even with treatment early in life, due to newborn screening, may have reduced IQ relative to siblings. (January 01, 2005)
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