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Can hoshimotos automimmune disease of the thyroid make the submandibular glands enlarged? Or any salivary glands enlarged?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine

In brief: Possible

Auto immune etiology is the reason for thyroid disease in Hashimoto's .
The same pathology -autoimmune if directed against the salivary glands Vs lymph nodes is possible. But make sure that the thyroid disease is Hashimoto's and not thyroid cancer.

In brief: Possible

Auto immune etiology is the reason for thyroid disease in Hashimoto's .
The same pathology -autoimmune if directed against the salivary glands Vs lymph nodes is possible. But make sure that the thyroid disease is Hashimoto's and not thyroid cancer.
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
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