Hashimoto's disease


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Hashimoto's disease

[‚ha·shi′mō·dōz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
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Antithyroglobulin, antithyroperoxidase antibodies, and serum TSH levels were elevated, and the patient was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease and started on thyroid replacement therapy.
To our knowledge this is the first report of a pituitary tumor inducing thyrotoxicosis in the setting of Hashimoto's disease.
Doniah D, Roitt IM: Autoimmunity in Hashimoto's disease and its implications.
Of the detected cases of hypothyroidism, more than half are due to an autoimmune disorder called Hashimoto's disease, in which the immune system attacks and destroys thyroid gland tissue.
That's because taking thyroid medication had no effect on Lea's immune function, which had become so imbalanced that it progressed into Hashimoto's disease.
In fact, as many as 40% of patients with Hashimoto's disease may have detectable levels of anti-thyroid-hormone antibodies.
Premachandra BN, Blumenthal HT: Abnormal binding of thyroid hormone in sera from patients with Hashimoto's disease.