Thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin auto-antibodies in patients with newly diagnosed overt hypothyroidism.

@article{Carle2006ThyroidPA,
  title={Thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin auto-antibodies in patients with newly diagnosed overt hypothyroidism.},
  author={A Ortiz Carle and Peter Laurberg and Nils Knudsen and Hans Perrild and Lars Ovesen and Lone Banke Rasmussen and Torben Jorgensen and Inge B{\"u}low Pedersen},
  journal={Autoimmunity},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={497-503}
}
OBJECTIVES Thyroid autoimmunity is a major cause for hypothyroidism. We describe thyroid auto-antibodies in patients with various nosological subtypes of hypothyroidism identified in a population study. DESIGN Population-based follow-up study identifying all new cases of hypothyroidism in an open cohort. METHODS We established a monitoring system, and identified all new cases with primary overt hypothyroidism (n = 685) in a 4 year period in a well-defined population cohort (2,027,208 person… CONTINUE READING

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