Types of Autoimmune Thyroiditis

Types of Autoimmune Thyroiditis

Types of Autoimmune Thyroiditis

Types of Autoimmune Thyroiditis

  1. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis — course — chronic — goiter, lymphocytic infiltrate thyroid cell hyperplasia — Hurthle cell metaplasia
  2. Atrophic thyroiditis —- Course — chronic— Atrophy fibrosis
  3. Juvenile thyroiditis — course chronic or may remit. lymphocytic infiltration
  4. Silent thyroiditis — course transient, small goiter some lymphocytes
  5. Focal thyroidditis — course progressive in some, 20% of autopsy patients have focal thyroiditis. Image thyroid with Hashimoto’s infiltrate with lymphocytes

Image thyroid with Hashimoto’s infiltrate with lymphocytes

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