Potential Consequences of Maternal Hypothyroidism on the Offspring: Evidence and Implications

The adequate functioning of both the maternal and fetal thyroid glands plays important roles to ensure that the fetal neuropsychointellectual development progresses normally

Daniel Glinoer

2003

Scholarcy highlights

  • The adequate functioning of both the maternal and fetal thyroid glands plays important roles to ensure that the fetal neuropsychointellectual development progresses normally
  • Recent available evidence and its implications are discussed, as well as our present concepts relating to the complexities of the fetomaternal thyroid relationships, and the potential impact of maternal thyroid function abnormalities on the ideal offspring’s development
  • Bleichrodt N, Born MP: A meta-analysis of research on iodine and its relationship to cognitive development; in Stanbury JB: The Damaged Brain of Iodine Deficiency

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