Jennifer L. Williams & David L. Paul & George Bisset III. Thyroid disease in children: part 2. State-of-the-art imaging in pediatric hypothyroidism. Pediatr Radiol (2013) 43:1254–1264.
Hyperthyroidism occurs secondary to overproduction of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland. This condition can have rather serious effects on children, and thus
timely diagnosis and treatment are of utmost importance. Imaging is quite useful in the management of children with hyperthyroidism. In addition to determining the underlying pathology, radiologic exams are crucial for therapy. This article describes the underlying etiologies of pediatric hyperthyroidism
and provides general information on treatment
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