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20th European Congress of Endocrinology

Barcelona, Spain
19 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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ECE 2018, 19 - 22 May 2018; Barcelona, Spain

ea0056p683 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2018

Role of Pro-inflammatory biomarkers in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: A prospective study

Ramesh B , Rajesh B , Rajkiran Reddy B , Gayathri G , Venkateshwara Reddy M , Vighnesh D , Chakrapani B , Bhargav PRK

Introduction: HashimotoÂ’s thyroiditis (HT) is one of the commonest organ specific autoimmune thyroid disease. Though it is mostly treated medically, certain goitrous forms require surgical thyroidectomy for various indications. Autoimmunity has been implicated as one of the main cause of HT. In this context, we set out study the role of Pro- inflammatory cytokines in HT.Material and methods: This prospective case-control study was conducted on surgi...

ea0056p684 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2018

Autoimmune thyroiditis and chronic spontaneous urticaria – case series

Ene Cristina , Madalan Elena

Introduction: Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) has many links to autoimmune disorders, one of a described association being with autoimmune thyroiditis. The prevalence of thyroid antibodies is as high as 50% in patients with CSU. However, the pathogenic mechanism whereby thyroid autoimmunity is link to CSU is still poorly understood.Methods: We have analysed a case series of 20 patients with chronic urticaria and elevated TPO-antibodies, that have bee...