Inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland due to autoimmune responses leading to lymphocytic infiltration of the gland. It is characterized by the presence of circulating thyroid antigen-specific T-cells and thyroid autoantibodies. The clinical signs can range from hypothyroidism to thyrotoxicosis depending on the type of autoimmune thyroiditis.


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A scheme of <b>autoimmune</b> events

A scheme of autoimmune events
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Hashimoto's <b>Thyroiditis</b>

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
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Diagnosis and therapies

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