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Old 08-31-2004, 12:47 AM   #1
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Important info for thyroid patients re autoimmune endocrine "syndrome"

Hello, everyone,

I'm "visiting" from the Immune Disorders forum, having been recently diagnosed with myasthenia gravis; but I also have Hashi's, so I should really "visit" here more often!!

I recently came across an interesting article about autoimmune endocrine diseases, including Hashi's and Graves', and a particular syndrome in which these diseases coexist with other specific "organ-specific" autoimmune diseases that are not endocrine in nature. This syndrome presents as three "types". (One of the "types" also implicates myasthenia gravis, which is neither an endocrine, nor an organ-specific condition, although it is autoimmune in nature.) All three types feature either Hashi's or Graves'.

Here is the link* to the article:

... and here is the link* to the main website on which I found the article:

I think that it is a topic worth mentioning to your own thyroid doctors.


Please note: The website is:
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Old 08-31-2004, 06:55 AM   #2
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Re: Important info for thyroid patients re autoimmune endocrine "syndrome"

Okay, many thanks.

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