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Thyroiditis, Autoimmune

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.

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): C19.874.871.102, C20.111.809

MeSH Unique ID: D013967

Entry Terms:

  • Autoimmune Thyroiditides
  • Thyroiditides, Autoimmune
  • Autoimmune Thyroiditis
  • Thyroiditis, Lymphocytic
  • Lymphocytic Thyroiditides
  • Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  • Thyroiditides, Lymphocytic
  • Thyroiditis, Lymphomatous
  • Lymphomatous Thyroiditides
  • Lymphomatous Thyroiditis
  • Thyroiditides, Lymphomatous

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