The Role of Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone Stimulation Test in Management of Hyperthyrotropinemia in Infants


Altincik A., DEMİR K., Catli G., ABACI A., BÖBER E.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.7, no.3, pp.211-216, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jcrpe.1985
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL RESEARCH IN PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.211-216
  • Keywords: Hyperthyrotropinemia, hypothyroidism, thyrotropin-releasing hormone, SUBCLINICAL THYROID-DYSFUNCTION, 3-YEAR FOLLOW-UP, CONGENITAL HYPOTHYROIDISM, NEONATAL HYPERTHYROTROPINEMIA, NATURAL-HISTORY, CHILDREN, DIAGNOSIS, ADOLESCENTS, CHILDHOOD, THERAPY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Hyperthyrotropinemia, which can be either a permanent or a transient state, is an asymptomatic condition and there is a controversy in management and long- term consequences. The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) test in infants with hyperthyrotropinemia.