The Immune System′s Role in Thyroid Health: A Comprehensive Look at Autoimmune Thyroiditis


Shirai Tatsuya

The immune system is a remarkable defense mechanism that safeguards the body against various threats, including infections and foreign invaders. However, in some cases, the immune system can turn against the body's own tissues, leading to autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto's thyroiditis or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is a common autoimmune disorder that affects the thyroid gland. This comprehensive exploration delves into the intricate interplay between the immune system and thyroid health, providing insights into the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of autoimmune thyroiditis

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