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Thyroiditis, Autoimmune MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Thyroiditis, Autoimmune
Tree Number(s)
C19.874.871.102
C20.111.809
Unique ID
D013967
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013967
Scope Note
Inflammatory disease of the THYROID GLAND due to autoimmune responses leading to lymphocytic infiltration of the gland. It is characterized by the presence of circulating thyroid antigen-specific T-CELLS and thyroid AUTOANTIBODIES. The clinical signs can range from HYPOTHYROIDISM to THYROTOXICOSIS depending on the type of autoimmune thyroiditis.
Entry Term(s)
Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Thyroiditis, Lymphocytic
Thyroiditis, Lymphomatous
Public MeSH Note
87; was THYROIDITIS, LYMPHOMATOUS 1963-86
Online Note
use THYROIDITIS, AUTOIMMUNE to search THYROIDITIS, LYMPHOMATOUS 1966-86
History Note
87; was THYROIDITIS, LYMPHOMATOUS 1963-86
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Thyroiditis, Autoimmune Preferred
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