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Patients with Subclinical Hypothyroidism Before 20 Weeks of Pregnancy have a Higher Risk of Miscarriage

Thyroid dysfunction is prevalent in pregnant women, with a morbidity of 2–3%; it is always caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. Moreover, 5–15% women of reproductive age are diagnosed with thyroid autoimmunity, leading to high risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes…

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Association of Cytotoxic T-Lymphocyte Antigen 4 (CTLA4) and Thyroglobulin (TG) Genetic Variants with Autoimmune Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is an endocrine disorder characterized by decreased activity of thyroid gland leading to insufficient production of thyroid hormones. Subclinical or asymptomatic hypothyroidism is characterized by elevated thyrotropin level and…

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Recommendations focus on managing thyroid disease in pregnancy

Treating thyroid disease during pregnancy can benefit the mother, fetus, and the intellectual development of the child, according to the introduction to the newest guidelines from the American Thyroid Association Task Force on Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Postpartum. Of particular concern is detecting and treating subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH), in… 

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