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Question about hashimoto's thyroiditis. How familial is it?

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Dr. David Geffner
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Quite

There are families with multiple hyper and hypothyroid relatives, and index cases where the patient is the first (known) person in the family.

In brief: Quite

There are families with multiple hyper and hypothyroid relatives, and index cases where the patient is the first (known) person in the family.
Dr. David Geffner
Dr. David Geffner
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology

In brief: Very

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is very common in the general population, and we see family members with autoimmune thyroid disease frequently.

In brief: Very

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is very common in the general population, and we see family members with autoimmune thyroid disease frequently.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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