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Dorte Glintborg, Katrine Hass Rubin, Mads Nybo, Bo Abrahamsen and Marianne Andersen

antibodies ( 8 ). A recent meta-analysis reported an odds ratio (OR) of 3.3 (95% CI 2.3–4.6) for autoimmune thyroid disease in women with PCOS ( 9 ). The risk of overt hypothyroidism in PCOS is less described than the risk of autoimmune thyroiditis. In a

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Paolo G Arduino, Dora Karimi, Federico Tirone, Veronica Sciannameo, Fulvio Ricceri, Marco Cabras, Alessio Gambino, Davide Conrotto, Stefano Salzano, Mario Carbone and Roberto Broccoletti

attention on thyroid diseases, with a case-control approach. Study design and methods Our study is a prospective analysis, conducted on a comprehensive sample collected from the Caucasian population residing in Piedmont, Northwest Italy; only

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A Rouland, J-C Chauvet-Gelinier, A-L Sberna, E Crevisy, P Buffier, T Mouillot, J-M Petit and B Vergès

results impossible. Patients with auto-immune thyroid diseases Eighty-five patients with auto-immune thyroid disease (Graves’ disease or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis) were included. These patients were out-patients followed by the physicians in the

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Weiwei He, Bin Wang, Kaida Mu, Jing Zhang, Yanping Yang, Wei Yao, Sheli Li and Jin-an Zhang

Introduction In autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs), one of the autoimmune diseases, cytokine-mediated immunity play a key role during the pathogenesis and development ( 1 ). AITDs are common endocrine autoimmune diseases with prevalence of

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Jakob Kirkegård, Dora Körmendiné Farkas, Jens Otto Lunde Jørgensen and Deirdre P Cronin-Fenton

, 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 ). When assessing the association of thyroid disease with rectal cancer risk, we ascertained information on the receipt of a colonoscopy with or without polyp removal after diagnosis of thyroid disease disregarding

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Mírian Romitti, Vitor C Fabris, Patricia K Ziegelmann, Ana Luiza Maia and Poli Mara Spritzer

association between PCOS and autoimmune diseases ( 21 , 22 ) and especially autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITD), the most common form of autoimmune disorder, with an estimated prevalence of 5% ( 23 , 24 , 25 ). AITD results from a dysregulation of the

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L E Zijlstra, D M van Velzen, S Simsek, S P Mooijaart, M van Buren, D J Stott, I Ford, J W Jukema and S Trompet

thyroid disease and variations in the definitions of subclinical thyroid disease among different studies. In an attempt to tackle these limitations, recent large, individual participant data meta-analyses were performed and associations were found between

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Elena Izkhakov, Joseph Meyerovitch, Micha Barchana, Yacov Shacham, Naftali Stern and Lital Keinan-Boker

incidence of atherosclerotic CaV and CeV morbidity in Israeli TC survivors compared to a sex- and age-matched control group with no thyroid disease, while controlling for cardiovascular risk factors and previous CaV&CeV morbidity. The second objective was to

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Philippe Thuillier, Nathalie Roudaut, Geneviève Crouzeix, Marie Cavarec, Philippe Robin, Ronan Abgral, Véronique Kerlan and Pierre-Yves Salaun

to November 2014, we screened prospectively all consecutive patients referred to the Nuclear Medicine Department of Brest University Hospital to perform a FDG PET–CT. Patients with known neoplastic thyroid disease were excluded from the analysis. fTI

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Suvanjaa Sivalingam, Marianne Thvilum, Thomas Heiberg Brix, Laszlo Hegedüs and Frans Brandt

season of birth and subsequent risk of autoimmune thyroid disease. Based on nearly 3800 GD patients from three different study populations, the authors concluded that no consistent month of birth effects were detected in GD. In contrast, a study from