Autoimmune thyroid disease

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Classification according to ICD-10
E06.3 Autoimmune thyroid disease
ICD-10 online (WHO version 2019)

Autoimmune thyroiditis ( English autoimmune thyroiditis ) are chronic inflammatory thyroid diseases that are caused by a dysregulation of the specific immune system ( B cells and T cells ). Autoimmune thyroiditis usually occurs after viral infections, and occasionally after subacute thyroiditis . Genetic factors play a role in their development.


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