ea0084ps1-01-03 | COVID & Thyroid Disease | ETA2022
, Medle Nastja
, Gaberscek Simona
Objectives: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is causing coronavirus disease (COVID-19), enters host cells via the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 receptor. Its expression is higher in thyroid gland than in lungs. In the literature, an association between SARS-CoV-2 infection and subacute thyroiditis/autoimmune thyroid disease has been implicated. Therefore, we aimed to explore the influence of COVID-19 pandemic on the incidence of subacute th...