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Autoimmune thyroiditis

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


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


Entities that fall under this category include:

Thyroid pathology
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Article information

rID: 24483
System: Head & Neck
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Autoimmune thyroid disease
  • Autoimmune thyroiditides
  • Autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD)

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  • Case 1: Graves disease
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