Autoimmune disease causing deficient thyroid hormone ( hypothyroidism).
An autoimmune disease of the thyroid. It is caused by lymphocytes entering the thyroid. The disease causes goiters, tissue damage and hypothyroidism.
An autoimmune thyroid disease that causes goiter, hypothyroidism, and progressive destruction of the thyroid. It results in unstable thyroid hormone levels, which can be controlled by thyroid hormone replacement therapy. There is no known cause or other therapy.
An autoimmune disorder of the thyroid gland in which the body's immune system attacks the thyroid gland, destroying the cells of the thyroid gland
An autoimmune disease that is the main cause of hypothyroidism. It affects about 5 percent of the adult population, especially women as they age.
An autoimmune disorder of the thyroid gland in which an immune response is misdirected against healthy thyroid hormone.
An autoimmune destructive disease characterized by atrophy of the thyroid gland.
chronic inflammation of the thyroid caused by the immune system reacting against its own tissues
Inflammation of the thyroid gland described by Dr. Hashimoto. Typically causes a goiter and results in hypothyroidism. More about this.
Hashimoto's thyroiditis or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease where the body's own antibodies attack the cells of the thyroid.