Introduction: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis


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Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Autoimmune disease causing deficient thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism).

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is a type of autoimmune disease in which the immune system destroys the thyroid, the gland that helps set the rate of metabolism. It attacks women 50 times more often than men. 1

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Endocrine Diseases: NWHIC

Last revision: May 28, 2003

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