9 fold Increased Risk of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis if A first Degree Relative Has It.

9 fold Increased Risk of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis if A first Degree Relative Has It.

9 fold Increased Risk of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis if A first Degree Relative Has It.

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.

 

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