Definitions for "Hashimoto's Thyroiditis"
Autoimmune disease causing deficient thyroid hormone ( hypothyroidism).
An autoimmune disease of the thyroid. It is caused by lymphocytes entering the thyroid. The disease causes goiters, tissue damage and hypothyroidism.
An autoimmune thyroid disease that causes goiter, hypothyroidism, and progressive destruction of the thyroid. It results in unstable thyroid hormone levels, which can be controlled by thyroid hormone replacement therapy. There is no known cause or other therapy.