Autoimmune thyroiditis

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 05 Jan 2021

Autoimmune thyroiditis (plural: thyroiditides) (AIT) refers to a group of conditions in which there is inflammation of the thyroid gland secondary to thyroid autoantibodies.

Epidemiology

They are the most common thyroid disease group in the pediatric population 5.

Pathology

Entities that fall under this category include:

Associated syndromes

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: Graves disease
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  • Case 2: with Van Wyk Grumbach syndrome
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