Hypothyroidism in Children With Celiac Disease: A study at Tertiary Care Hospital
Suleman, Rabia Bashir, Hafiz Muhammad Shehzad Shuja, Amna Wajdan, Sara Rubab, Muhammad Azam Khan
Aim: Hypothyroidism in children with celiac disease in a tertiary care hospital.
Design of study: It is a cross-sectional research in Pediatric Medicine, Nishtar Hospital Multan for six months i.e., 01-07-2019 to 31-12-2019
Methodology: A total of 91 Children having celiac disease were selected and blood was taken for serum TSH, T3 and T4 levels. All the data was analyzed using SPSS-20.
Results: In 91 children, 39(42.9%) were males and 52(57.1%) were females. Mean age was calculated as 6.34±2.14 years. Mean T3, mean T4 and mean TSH were 87.2±24.8ng/dl, 5.4±1.7 μg/dl and 3.5±1.1 IU/ml respectively. In this study, hypothyroidism was in 38 (41.8%) children. Conclusion: There are significantly increased cases of hypothyroidism in children with celiac disease. Hypothyroidism was also associated with age significantly. Keywords: Frequency, Celiac disease, hypothyroidism