Hashimoto's disease

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autoimmune disorder of the thyroid gland

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These tests also help to diagnose auto-immune disorders, such as Hashimoto's Disease, Grave's Disease and Thyroiditis.
Under-active thyroids are usually related to Hashimoto's disease or goitre (an enlargement of the thyroid gland) where the body's immune system produces antibodies that attack the thyroid gland, reducing hormone secretion.
After a couple of difficult months, Gore learned he had Hashimoto's Disease, a thyroid condition that was treatable with medication.
It is thought that parathyroiditis represents an autoimmune process similar to thyroid gland Hashimoto's disease.
Autoimmune diseases constitute a body of disease processes troubling many thousands of people: rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosis, asthma and systemic sclerosis are examples, but in my particular context, thyroid antibodies will be produced which will cause thyroiditis resulting in the common hypothyroid disease, Hashimoto's disease and the hyperthyroidism of Graves' disease.
There is a possibility that TSH elevation related to Hashimoto's disease might have contributed to the development of a TSH-secreting pituitary adenoma.
Q I'VE been told I have Hashimoto's disease and will have to take medication for the rest of my life.
Access Tg provides a fast and accurate method to aid in monitoring local and metastatic thyroid tissue in patients, while Access TgAb helps in the diagnosis of certain thyroid disorders, such as Hashimoto's disease, Graves' disease, and nontoxic goiters.