antithyroid peroxidase antibody

antithyroid peroxidase antibody

Endocrinology An antibody in thryoid autoimmune disease–TAD, eg, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves' disease, post-partum TAD, and other autoimmune disorders. See Thyroiditis.
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In particular patients should be evaluated for thyroid disease by checking both thyroid stimulating hormone and antithyroid peroxidase antibody titers.
Existence of antithyroid peroxidase antibody (Anti TPO Ab) was lower in RA patients (20% vs.