A comprehensive score to diagnose Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: a proposal

  title={A comprehensive score to diagnose Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: a proposal},
  author={G. Grani and G. Carbotta and Angela Nesca and M. D’Alessandri and Martina Vitale and M. Del Sordo and A. Fumarola},
  • G. Grani, G. Carbotta, +4 authors A. Fumarola
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Endocrine
  • The heterogeneity of diagnostic criteria of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis leads to overdiagnosis and prevents strong conclusions from being drawn in clinical studies. The aim of this study is to propose a comprehensive scoring system. A case–control study compared a set of presurgical features of patients with lymphocytic infiltration of the thyroid (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis) and controls, in order to design a multi-criteria scoring system. Given a dichotomous outcome (lymphocytic infiltration of the… CONTINUE READING
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