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ea0016p803 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Thyroid peroxidase antibodies and levels of thyroid stimulating hormone as predictors of development of hypothyroidism in euthyroid subjects

Roos Annemieke , Links Thera , Jong-van den Berg Lolkje de , Gans Rijk , Wolffenbuttel Bruce , Bakker Stephan

Introduction: Presence of thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPOAbs) may be a marker of future thyroid failure. However, prospective studies in a euthyroid population have not been performed.Aim of the study: To prospectively investigate the relationship between presence and levels of TPOAbs and incident hypothyroidism in euthyroid subjects in the general population.Study population: The database used for this study consisted of a rand...