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ea0073aep634 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Evaluation of fetuin-A levels in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis

Eszter Berta , Sándor Halmi , Inez Mercédesz Lengyel , Mónika Katkó , Harangi Mariann , V Nagy Endre , György Paragh , Miklós Bodor

BackgroundHypothyroidism due to autoimmune thyroiditis (AITD) leads to atherogenic lipid profile and therefore might increase the cardiovascular risk of patients. Fetuin-A is a hepatokine with a role in the regulation of mineralization, metabolism and the cardiovascular system. Fetuin-A levels are known increased in obesity-linked diseases. To date, the role of fetuin-A in autoimmune thyroiditis has not been thoroughly investigated.<p class="abstext"...