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ea0029p414 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ICEECE2012

Study of hormone and thyroid antibodies of auto-immune thyroid disorders

Buukuu G.

Auto-immune thyroid diseases (AITD) such as Graves’ disease (GD) and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) which are archetypical organ specific auto-immune diseases are increasing in recent years and about 2–4% of women and up to 1% of men are affected worldwide, and the prevalence rate increases with advancing age. The AITD are characterized by the presence of raised serum antibodies directed against thyroid antigens. The development of antibodies to antithyroid micros...