Hashimoto’S Thyroiditis

(Autoimmune thyroiditis, chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis) Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a chronic, autoimmune inflammation of the thyroid with lymphocytic infiltration. One finds (Editor’s note: Initial) a painless thyroid enlargement and the symptoms of hypothyroidism. For diagnosis, the detection of high levels of antibodies against thyroid peroxidase belongs. A lifelong l-Thyroxinsubstitution is usually required. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a chronic, autoimmune inflammation of the thyroid with lymphocytic infiltration. One finds (Editor’s note:…

September 3, 2018
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