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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Methimazole 5 mg twice a day was again initiated and the preliminary investigations revealed that thyroid receptor antibody was <1 IU/L (normal < 1) and antithyroid peroxidase antibody was < 10 IU/mL (normal [less than or equal to] 40).
In particular patients should be evaluated for thyroid disease by checking both thyroid stimulating hormone and antithyroid peroxidase antibody titers.
DeGroot, "Antithyroid peroxidase antibody in patients with autoimmune thyroid disease: possible identity with antimicrosomal antibody," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol.
Existence of antithyroid peroxidase antibody (Anti TPO Ab) was lower in RA patients (20% vs.
Many believe that the body of evidence has reached a critical point, and in recent years, new findings on the potential impact of subclinical hypothyroidism and the presence of thyroid antibodies (particularly antithyroid peroxidase antibody) in euthyroid women only underscore the need for concern.