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What does AITD stand for?

AITD stands for Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

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This includes women over age 30 years and those with a family history or autoimmune thyroid disease or hypothyroidism; a goiter; thyroid antibodies, primarily thyroid peroxidase antibodies; symptoms or clinical signs suggestive of thyroid hypofunction; type 1 diabetes mellitus, or other autoimmune disorders; those with infertility; a prior history of preterm delivery; prior therapeutic head or neck irradiation or prior thyroid surgery; and those currently receiving levothyroxine replacement.
This can result in Hashimoto's disease, a type of autoimmune thyroid disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the thyroid gland.
For example, neither chapter 3, "Environmental Factors in Autoimmune Endocrinopathies," nor chapter 4, "Animal Models of Autoimmune Thyroid Disease," has any figures, tables, graphs, or illustrations.