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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66013

Clinical Etiological Pattern of Thyroid Disorders seen in Children and Adolescents in a City from Western India

Yeleswaram Sai Revathi, Supriya Gupta, Sindhuja Reddy, Sharad Agarkhedkar, Vineeta Pande

Abstract

Aim:Our study aimed to report the etiological pattern of thyroid disorders in children and adolescents clinically over a 2‐year period. Material and Methods:This was a retrospective descriptive study in which data were extracted from the case records of all the patients aged from birth to 15 years with thyroid disorders seen at the Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College and Hospital, Pune for a period of two years.Relevant information such as age, duration of symptoms before presentation, presenting symptoms, investigation results, examination findings at presentation, family history of thyroid disorders andcomplications were extracted. Data extracted were recorded on a Microsoft 2010 Excel sheet and analyzed with SPSS software version 20.

Keywords

Etiological pattern, thyroid disorders, thyroid gland, Hypothyroidis

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