Thyroiditis, Autoimmune D013967

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Description

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

Subtype Terms (2)

Hashimoto Disease
8 drugs (6 approved, 2 experimental)


Phase 4 Indicated Drugs (1)

Other Experimental Indicated Drugs (1)


Organization Involved with Phase 4 Indications (2)

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