Autoimmune thyroid disease
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.
- Type 1: euthyroid metabolic state
- Type 2: hypothyroidism
- Type 3: Graves' disease