Semin Nucl Med 2017 Mar 16;47(2):135-142. Epub 2016 Dec 16.
Service de Médecine Nucléaire Pédiatrique, Hôpital d'Enfants Armand Trousseau, Paris, France; UPMC Univ Paris 06, Biophysique, Paris, France. Electronic address:
Thyroid scintigraphy holds a key place in the etiologic workup of neonatal hypothyroidism. Routine screening for this disorder in maternity hospitals in industrialized countries, for nearly 40 years, has permitted early treatment and thereby helped to prevent its physical and mental complications. Neonatal hypothyroidism affects approximately 1 in 3000 births. Read More