PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.49, no.1, pp.76-79, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
congenital, hypothyroidism, incidence, iodine, screening, DISORDERS, WORLD
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Background: The incidence of congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is expected to be elevated in iodine-deficient areas. In this study, the authors aimed to determine the incidence of transient and permanent CH in a large city which is known to be in the zone of moderate iodine deficiency.