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. ( - accessed 20th July, 2015)


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lymphomatous thyroiditis

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autoimmune thyroiditides

thyroiditides, lymphomatous

thyroiditides, lymphocytic



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