A 26-year-old female asked:
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does high tpoabs slowly completely destroy thyroid gland?if so, how long will it take?do they attack the other body parts once thyroid stop working?

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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
TPO hypothyroid: Under activity of thyroid can develop at variable intervals some may not even develop functional problems higher titers female sex family history may help tpo is a specific antibody does not attack other tissues can be associated with eye and skin infiltrative disease.
Answered on Sep 18, 2013

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