International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Subjective Paper | Obstetrics and Gynecology | India | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022


Perinatal Outcome in Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Iqra Riyaz | Ulfat Shah


Abstract: Subclinical hypothyroidism is the most commonly encountered endocrinological disorder in pregnancy and it affects normal fetal growth and metabolism. Our study was conducted over a period of one year in 150 singleton pregnancies with gestational age >28 weeks and thyroid function tests were done in them and incidence of subclinical hypothyroidism was noted and its effects on perinatal outcome were noted and compared with euthyroid patients. It was concluded that incidence of intrauterine deaths, fetal prematurity, low birth weight, NICU admissions and perinatal mortality was more in subclinical hypothyroid patients as compared to those with euthyroidism.


Keywords: Perinatal, Subclinical Hypothyroidism


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,


Pages: 1189 - 1192


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