Association of Polymorphisms in Toll-Like Receptors 4 and 9 with Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Korean Pediatric Patients

@inproceedings{Cho2017AssociationOP,
  title={Association of Polymorphisms in Toll-Like Receptors 4 and 9 with Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Korean Pediatric Patients},
  author={Won Kyoung Cho and Jung-Pil Jang and Eun-Jeong Choi and Moonbae Ahn and Shin Hee Kim and Kyoung Soon Cho and So Hyun Park and In Cheol Baek and Min Ho Jung and Tai-Gyu Kim and Byung Kyu Suh},
  booktitle={International journal of endocrinology},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Toll-like receptors (TLRs) have been suggested to be associated with the development of AITD. METHODS Fifteen single-nucleotide polymorphisms in 7 TLR genes were analyzed in 104 Korean children (girls = 86, boys = 18) with AITD (Hashimoto disease (HD) = 44, Graves' disease (GD) = 60, thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) = 29, and non-TAO… CONTINUE READING