Prevalence and relative risk of other autoimmune diseases in subjects with autoimmune thyroid disease.


BACKGROUND Common autoimmune disorders tend to coexist in the same subjects and to cluster in families. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional multicenter study of 3286 Caucasian subjects (2791 with Graves' disease; 495 with Hashimoto's thyroiditis) attending UK hospital thyroid clinics to quantify the prevalence of coexisting autoimmune disorders. All… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2009.06.030


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