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Mental Development of Patients with Congenital Hypothyroidism Detected by Screening: Quebec Experience

  • Jacqueline Glorieux
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 161)

Abstract

In Quebec 100 patients born between 1976–1983 are enroled in a longitudinal study. The focus of today’s presentation is the interpretation of the I.Q. scores we have collected on the first 57 patients of our cohort when they reached the age of 7 years.

Keywords

Iodine Deficiency Congenital Hypothyroidism Hypothyroid Patient Verbal Score Disorder Iodine Deficiency 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacqueline Glorieux
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  1. 1.Département de PédiatrieUniversité de Montréal et Centre de RechercheMontréalCanada

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