Frequency of Hashimoto's thyroiditis in children with type 1 diabetes mellitus

G. Radetti, C. Paganini, L. Gentili, S. Bernasconi, C. Betterle, M. Borkenstein, K. Cvijovic, M. Kadrnka-Lovrencic, C. Krzisnik, T. Battelino, R. Lorini, S. Marinoni, F. Rigon, L. Tatò, L. Pinelli, G. Tonini

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Abstract

A total of 1419 children with type 1 diabetes mellitus was investigated in order to assess the true frequency of Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT), diagnosed by microsomal and/or thyroglobulin autoantibodies, by ultrasound and in many cases also by fine needle biopsy. According to these criteria, 55 cases (3.9%) of HT were identified, a number significantly higher (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-124
Number of pages4
JournalActa Diabetologica
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1995

Keywords

  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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