Low maternal iodine intake and early pregnancy hypothyroxinemia: Possible repercussions for children

Objective: Recent studies have shown that early pregnancy hypothyroxinemia (lower free thyroxin [FT 4 ] and normal thyroid stimulating hormone [TSH] concentration) has deleterious effects on neuro-intellectual development of children. This study was designed to know its incidence in local pregnant w...

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Main Authors: Shan Elahi, Saeed Ahmad Nagra
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2014-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Online Access:http://www.ijem.in/article.asp?issn=2230-8210;year=2014;volume=18;issue=4;spage=526;epage=530;aulast=Elahi