Pregnancy, postpartum autoimmune thyroiditis, and autoimmune hypophysitis: intimate relationships.

@article{LandekSalgado2010PregnancyPA,
  title={Pregnancy, postpartum autoimmune thyroiditis, and autoimmune hypophysitis: intimate relationships.},
  author={Melissa A. Landek-Salgado and Angelika Gutenberg and Isabella Lupi and Hiroaki Kimura and Stefano Mariotti and Noel R. Rose and Patrizio Caturegli},
  journal={Autoimmunity reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={153-7}
}
Autoimmune diseases comprise a group of about 85 heterogeneous conditions that can affect virtually any organ and tissue in the body. Many autoimmune diseases change significantly during pregnancy: some ameliorate, some worsen, and others are unaffected. Two autoimmune diseases present prominently in relation to pregnancy: postpartum autoimmune thyroiditis… CONTINUE READING