Turk Pediatri Ars 2017 Mar 1;52(1):1-9. Epub 2017 Mar 1.
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Endocrinology, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey.
Fetal and neonatal hyperthyroidism may occur in mothers with Graves' disease. Fetal thyrotoxicosis manifestation is observed with the transition of TSH receptor stimulating antibodies to the fetus from the 17th-20th weeks of pregnancy and with the fetal TSH receptors becoming responsive after 20 weeks. The diagnosis is confirmed by fetal tachycardia, goiter and bone age advancement in pregnancy and maternal treatment is conducted in accordance. Read More