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Subclinical hypothyroidism in childhood
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    Spontaneous TSH normalisation in children with subclinical hypothyroidism is very likely
    • Tommaso Aversa, Paediatrician
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      • Malgorzata Wasniewska, Filippo De Luca, Giuseppina Zirilli

    In the review by O'Grady and Cody (1), the Authors concluded that "in the pediatric population with subclinical hypothyroidism (SH), the majority of children with slightly elevated TSH levels are likely to normalise without treatment or have persistent mild TSH elevation". Our goal is to reinforce that conclusion on the basis of the results of an our study aiming to prospectively evaluate for the first time the natural co...

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