antithyroid


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antithyroid

(ˌæntɪˈθaɪrɔɪd)
adj
acting against excessive thyroid activity
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Adj.1.antithyroid - having the effect of counteracting excessive thyroid activityantithyroid - having the effect of counteracting excessive thyroid activity; "antithyroid drugs"
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See your doctor for thyroid function tests and antithyroid medication under supervision of an endocrinologist.
Keywords: Antenatal, Antithyroid drug, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid cancer, Thyroid nodules, Lactation.
Genotype and phenotype predictors of relapse of Graves' disease after antithyroid drug withdrawal.
7,8 Other hypotheses include rupture of amniotic bands,9 teratogenic factors, intrauterine infections like chickenpox, zoster or herpes simplex, fetal exposure to cocaine, heroin, alcohol or antithyroid drugs, oligohydramnios and external compressions.
Forty-one patients with recurrent Graves' disease who had been receiving antithyroid medication (methimazole) for at least two years were randomly assigned to receive selenium (100 [micro]g twice a day as sodium selenite) or no selenium (controls) for six months.
We present a case of a patient with hypothyroidism with acute onset psychotic symptoms and positive antithyroid antibodies without a previous psychiatric history.
While thyroid hormones produced by or given to the mother cross the placenta in only limited amounts, both thyroid antibodies and antithyroid drugs (ATDs) readily cross the placenta and affect fetal thyroid function.
Reported prevalence of autoimmune thyroid disease and antithyroid antibodies in SLE patients varied considerably.
The performance indicators to study the effects of such interventions used the following ratios of the requests for related tests: AST to alanine transaminase (AST/ALT); AGA to antitissue transglutaminase antibodies (AGA/anti-tTG), TgAb to antithyroid peroxidase antibodies (TgAb/TPOAb),TBIL/ALT, GGT/ALT, iron to ferritin, FT4 to thyroid-stimulating hormone (FT4/TSH), ESR to C-reactive protein (ESR/CRP), and urea to creatinine.
The patient's clinical activity score (CAS) was determined, and thyroid function tests, antithyroid antibody levels, and B lymphocytes were evaluated.
Women with endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome or premature ovarian failure have very often high levels of antithyroid autoantibodies.
It is important to remember that the measurement of antithyroid antibodies offers diagnostic information about the etiology of the disease but provides no insight into thyroid function.