autoimmune thyroiditis

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inflammation of the thyroid gland, usually characterized by such symptoms as sore throat, fever, and painful enlargement of the gland.
atrophic thyroiditis a type of autoimmune thyroiditis with atrophy of the follicles and without goiter.
autoimmune thyroiditis any of various types of thyroiditis characterized by autoantibodies against the thyroid gland, resulting in hypothyroidism. The two major types are Hashimoto's disease and atrophic thyroiditis; Riedel's thyroiditis is a less common type.
Hashimoto's thyroiditis Hashimoto's disease.
Riedel's thyroiditis a chronic type of autoimmune thyroiditis with a proliferating, fibrosing, inflammatory process involving usually one but sometimes both lobes of the gland, which becomes hard and enlarged and adherent to the trachea and other adjacent structures. Called also Riedel's struma.
subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis painless, self-limited hyperthyroidism without the nonthyroidal features of Graves' disease; there is lymphocytic infiltration of the thyroid gland.

Ha·shi·mo·to thy·roi·di·tis

diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes, resulting in diffuse goiter, progressive destruction of the parenchyma and hypothyroidism.

autoimmune thyroiditis

A generic term for a spectrum of thyroid pathology that encompasses lymphocytic thyroiditis and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, both of which predispose to future development of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

autoimmune thyroiditis

Hashimoto's disease, see there.


Hakaru, Japanese surgeon, 1881-1934.
Hashimoto disease - Synonym(s): Hashimoto thyroiditis
Hashimoto struma - Synonym(s): Hashimoto thyroiditis
Hashimoto thyroiditis - diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes. Synonym(s): autoimmune thyroiditis; Hashimoto disease; Hashimoto struma; lymphadenoid goiter; struma lymphomatosa
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Fifty seven children and adolescents between 7-17 years of age of whom 45 (78.9%) were girls who were being followed up for a diagnosis of autoimmune thyroiditis in the pediatric endocrinology department of our hospital were evaluated with B-mode ultrasound, followed by SWE.
So, it can to a certain extent prove a case of autoimmune thyroiditis without imaging or FNAC.
More specifically, autoimmune thyroiditis (12.8%), psoriasis (4.6%), and type I diabetes (2.9%) were the most frequent AD keeping in step with the previously reported data [3, 20].
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High prevalence of autoimmune thyroiditis in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.
Several case studies have noted the development of autoimmune thyroiditis in patients following or within the last few weeks of isotretinoin treatment.
In autoimmune thyroiditis, there is presence of thyroid autoantibodies in patients' sera against two major thyroid antigens (thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin).
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Ten days later, our suspicion was confirmed: autoimmune thyroiditis.
In animal models of autoimmune thyroiditis, Interleukin 12 (IL-12) has been demonstrated to be another initiator of Th-1 mediated response against thyrocytes [50].
This study revealed that interleukin-6 is involved in Hashimoto's disease pathogenesis, but failed to confirm the connection between adiponectin and leptin in autoimmune thyroiditis [8].
Testing for these autoantibodies in conjunction with other laboratory and clinical findings aids in the clinical diagnosis of autoimmune thyroiditis and Graves' disease.