• The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) have published guidelines to assist physicians in the appropriate evaluation and treatment of children with CH. Although early detection, correct diagnosis and timely treatment are critical to facilitate the best outcomes, little is known about provider practices when confronted with infants with congenital hypothyroidism. (unt.edu)
  • If the TSH is raised but the T4 level is normal, the patient is at risk of developing hypothyroidism and maybe asked to attend repeat blood tests, in case they eventually develop the condition. (news-medical.net)
  • There are two main types of canine hypothyroidism , primary and secondary. (vetinfo.com)
  • Hypothyroidism caused by infection usually does not result in permanent hypothyroidism. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Percent of women who develop permanent hypothyroidism. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • About 70 years ago goiter was a significant problem in the United States but never to the level that hypothyroidism is today. (bellaonline.com)
  • Clinical practice guidelines for hypothyroidism in adults: cosponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Thyroid Association. (medscape.com)
  • If hypothyroidism is not treated early, it can cause cretinism, a physical condition characterized by a lack of both physical and mental development, as well as other physical symptoms characteristic (waxy skin, speech problems, pot belly, etc. (botanical-online.com)
  • Deficiencies of some dietary minerals can lead to hypothyroidism. (doctorslounge.com)
  • There is no cure for hypothyroidism, and most patients have it for life. (thyroid.org)
  • Patients with hypothyroidism may also report aches and pains, swelling in the legs, and difficulty concentrating . (medicinenet.com)
  • It is known that a proportion of patients with hypothyroidism despite serum TSH levels being within the normal reference range, may continue to express symptoms of hypothyroidism. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • 1. Jaggy A, Oliver JE, Ferguson DC, Mahaffey EA, Glaus jun T. Neurological manifestations of hypothyroidism: A retrospective study of 29 dogs. (canine-epilepsy.com)
  • A low T4 and a high TSH indicates hypothyroidism. (healthcentral.com)
  • Your TSH levels are higher than the "normal" range of 0.5 to 5.5 recommended by medical literature (range may vary from lab to lab), therefore, it would appear that in your case this test result indicates hypothyroidism. (empowher.com)
  • Living Well with Hypothyroidism: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You. (hubpages.com)