Hashimoto's thyroiditis

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Related to Hashimoto Disease: Graves disease, hypothyroidism

Hashimoto's thyroiditis

An autoimmune disorder in which the cells of the thyroid gland are attacked. This interferes with the production of hormones by the thyroid gland, causing fatigue and weight gain.
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Dailey ME, Lindsay S, Skahen R (1955) Relation of thyroid neoplasms to Hashimoto disease of the thyroid gland.
The average content of selenium in serum of patients with Hashimoto disease with skin changes (64.
7) The variety of disorders ranges from congenital hypothyroidism to autoimmune thyroiditis, including both Graves and Hashimoto disease.
In a large-scale study demonstrating the association of autoimmune diseases, 1419 children with type 1 DM were investigated to determine the frequency of Hashimoto disease and a significantly higher frequency of thyroitidis was found compared to the normal population (3.
He then discusses thyroid nodules, covering follicular neoplasms and nodules in Graves and Hashimoto disease.
The severity of Hashimoto disease (HD) varies among patients and is difficult to predict when the disease is in the subclinical state and diagnosed by the presence of thyroid-specific autoantibody.
Autoimmune thyroiditis, Hashimoto disease, can be diagnosed based on elevated anti-TPO and anti-TG antibodies concentration in patients with hypothyroidism and distinctive ultrasonographic imaging.
In the final step, we compared the two assays with regard to their performance in samples from 87 patients with various autoimmune diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, type I diabetes, Graves disease, Hashimoto disease, and thyroid autoantibodies without hypothyroidism) or known presence of heterophile and human anti-mouse antibodies (HAMAs).