Vara Janamanchi, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Vara Janamanchi

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Hashimoto's thyroiditis

I. What every physician needs to know. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder of the thyroid gland. It is also referred to as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis or chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. The synonyms of this disease are derived from its pathological features which include diffuse lymphocytic infiltration of the thyroid gland, first described by Hashimoto…

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