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. [ MESH:D013967 ]

Synonyms: Thyroiditides, Autoimmune autoimmune thyroid disease autoimmune thyroiditis Autoimmune Thyroiditis autoimmune thyroid gland inflammation Autoimmune Thyroiditides

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Disease of the thyroid gland due to autoimmunity in which the patient's immune system attacks and damages their thyroid. It can be either hyper- or hypothyroidism. (http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=24314 - accessed 20th July, 2015)

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lymphocytic thyroiditides

autoimmune thyroiditis

thyroiditis, lymphocytic

lymphomatous thyroiditides

lymphomatous thyroiditis

thyroiditis, lymphomatous

thyroiditides, autoimmune

lymphocytic thyroiditis

autoimmune thyroiditides

thyroiditides, lymphomatous

thyroiditides, lymphocytic

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EFO:0006812

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