Case Finding Needed for First Degree relatives of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis patients. This is clinically indicated not screening.
9 fold Increased Risk of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis if A first Degree Relative Has It.
Prevalence rater was 17%, 23% parents,20%siblings,10% for offspring.
Risk exceeds the population at 20 years for females and 27 years for males.