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The thyroid plays a crucial role in many of the body’s functions. No matter the type of thyroid disorder, Norton Children’s Endocrinology, affiliated with UofL School of Medicine can help.
The thyroid produces hormones that regulate body functions including heart rate, blood pressure, energy, metabolism and body temperature. The hormones produced by the thyroid also help with a child’s brain development and growth.
Some of the most common thyroid disorders we treat include:
Thyroid disorder symptoms may be present from birth or develop as a child grows. With proper treatment, most thyroid disorders can be successfully managed in children. Symptoms can vary depending on the condition.
Treatments can vary depending on the condition and child’s age. We will work with you to create a care plan that is as unique as your child.