Ann Pharmacother 2002 Nov;36(11):1745-8
Unité Fonctionnelle, Centre de pharmacovigilance, CHU de Grenoble, Grenoble, France.
Objective: To report a case of neonatal goiter and biological hypothyroidism in a newborn exposed to lithium in utero resulting from therapy given to the mother before and during her pregnancy.
Case Summary: A male neonate, born at 37 weeks' gestation, presented with a goiter without other signs of hypothyroidism. His serum thyroid-stimulating hormone concentration was high and unbound tetrathyroxine concentration was low, indicating that chronic exposure to lithium was present. Read More