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Congenital hypothyroidism (CHT) suspected: description in brief

This information can help healthcare professionals talk to parents of newborns whose heel prick test shows possible congenital hypothyroidism.


Congenital hypothyroidism is suspected

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Information on what a positive screen for congenital hypothyroidism (CHT) means, the diagnostic tests a baby will need to confirm the result and treatments for CHT.

Published 1 August 2012
Last updated 10 April 2018 + show all updates
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