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Intellectual and Neuropstchological Assessment of Children with Congenital Hypothyroidism

  • Marianne Klees
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 161)

Abstract

The brain at some point in its development becomes a critical target organ for thyroid hormones, and is therefore affected by hypothyroidism more profoundly than any other organ.

Keywords

Congenital Hypothyroidism Skeletal Maturity Neurocognitive Impairment Neonatal Screening Neuropsychological Impairment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marianne Klees
    • 1
  1. 1.Département de Pédiatrie, Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine FabiolaUniversité Libre de BruxellesBelgium

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