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Do lupus and hypothyroidism have any correlation?

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Dr. Alan Cohen
Psychiatry
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In brief: Autoimmune Disorder

Yes, definitely. Both are autoimmune disorders, with abnormal antibodies that attack the body's healthy tissue, instead of attacking abnormal cells or invaders.
Many pts acquire multiple autoimmune conditions with the delineation of one to another fuzzy? Thyroiditis pts often have lupus- like labs and arthritis symptoms, and thyroid abnormalities , incl. Hashimoto's thyroiditis co-occur w/sle.

In brief: Autoimmune Disorder

Yes, definitely. Both are autoimmune disorders, with abnormal antibodies that attack the body's healthy tissue, instead of attacking abnormal cells or invaders.
Many pts acquire multiple autoimmune conditions with the delineation of one to another fuzzy? Thyroiditis pts often have lupus- like labs and arthritis symptoms, and thyroid abnormalities , incl. Hashimoto's thyroiditis co-occur w/sle.
Dr. Alan Cohen
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

Both can have an autoimmune basis.

In brief: Yes

Both can have an autoimmune basis.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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