Incidence of iodine deficiency in Turkish patients with congenital hypothyroidism


Evliyaoglu O. , Kutlu A., Kara C., Atavci S. G.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.50, no.3, pp.276-280, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2008.02569.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.276-280

Abstract

Background: Turkey is located in an area of mild to moderate iodine deficiency. The aim of the present study was to investigate the incidence of iodine deficiency in patients with congenital hypothyroidism.