Enfermedad de Hashimoto (tiroiditis crónica)

La tiroiditis crónica (enfermedad de Hashimoto) es una inflamación de la tiroides persistente y de desarrollo lento que a menudo resulta en hipotiroidismo, el cual es el entorpecimiento de la función de la glándula tiroides. Afecta con mayor frecuencia a las mujeres de mediana edad.Enfermedad de Hashimoto (tiroiditis crónica)


Last reviewed 6/4/2012 by Shehzad Topiwala, MD, Chief Consultant Endocrinologist, Premier Medical Associates, The Villages, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.


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