Clinical Relevance of Environmental Factors in the Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
Wiersinga, Wilmar M.
- Publisher: Korean Endocrine Society
Endocrinology and Metabolism,
(issn: 2093-596X, eissn: 2093-5978)
Autoimmune thyroid disease | Alcohol | Stress | Infection | Review Article | Vitamin D | Estrogens | Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology | Environment | Selenium | RC648-665 | Smoking
mesheuropmc: endocrine system | endocrine system diseases
Genetic factors contribute for about 70% to 80% and environmental factors for about 20% to 30% to the pathogenesis of autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD). Relatives of AITD patients carry a risk to contract AITD themselves. The 5-year risk can be quantified by the so-call...