Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Thyroid Research
Volume 2011, Article ID 432890, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/432890
Editorial

Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders

1Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
2Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Children's Hospital of Richmond at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, P. O. Box 980140, Richmond, VA 23098, USA

Received 1 November 2011; Accepted 1 November 2011

Copyright © 2011 Rosalind Brown and Gary L. Francis. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. I. Surks and J. G. Hollowell, “Age-specific distribution of serum thyrotropin and antithyroid antibodies in the U.S. population: implications for the prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism,” Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 92, no. 12, pp. 4575–4582, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  2. A. Huber, F. Menconi, S. Corathers, E. M. Jacobson, and Y. Tomer, “Joint genetic susceptibility to type 1 diabetes and autoimmune thyroiditis: from epidemiology to mechanisms,” Endocrine Reviews, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 697–725, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  3. A. P. Weetman, “Cellular immune responses in autoimmune thyroid disease,” Clinical Endocrinology, vol. 61, no. 4, pp. 405–413, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  4. R. S. Brown, “Autoimmune thyroid disease: unlocking a complex puzzle,” Current Opinion in Pediatrics, vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 523–528, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  5. B. R. Smith, J. Sanders, and J. Furmaniak, “TSH receptor antibodies,” Thyroid, vol. 17, no. 10, pp. 923–938, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  6. D. C. Eschler, A. Hasham, and Y. Tomer, “Cutting edge: the etiology of autoimmune thyroid diseases,” Clinical Reviews in Allergy and Immunology, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 190–197, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  7. M. E. Dailey, S. Lindsay, and R. Skahen, “Relation of thyroid neoplasms to Hashimoto disease of the thyroid gland,” A.M.A. Archives of Surgery, vol. 70, pp. 291–297, 1955. View at Google Scholar
  8. S. L. Souza, L. V. Montalli da Assumpcao, and L. S. Ward, “Impact of previous thyroid autoimmune diseases on prognosis of patients with well-differentiated thyroid cancer,” Thyroid, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 491–495, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. K. Kashima, S. Yokoyama, S. Noguchi et al., “Chronic thyroiditis as a favorable prognostic factor in papillary thyroid carcinoma,” Thyroid, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 197–202, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. K. C. Loh, F. S. Greenspan, F. Dong, T. R. Miller, and P. P. B. Yeo, “Influence of lymphocytic thyroiditis on the prognostic outcome of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma,” Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 84, no. 2, pp. 458–463, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. E. Kebebew, P. A. Treseler, P. H. G. Ituarte, and O. H. Clark, “Coexisting chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and papillary thyroid cancer revisited,” World Journal of Surgery, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 632–637, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  12. D. M. Tamimi, “The association between chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and thyroid tumors,” International Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 141–146, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. I. Okayasu, M. Fujiwara, Y. Hara, Y. Tanaka, and N. R. Rose, “Association of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and thyroid papillary carcinoma: a study of surgical cases among Japanese, and white and African Americans,” Cancer, vol. 76, no. 11, pp. 2312–2318, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. J. P. Russell, J. B. Engiles, and J. L. Rothstein, “Proinflammatory mediators and genetic background in oncogene mediated tumor progression,” Journal of Immunology, vol. 172, no. 7, pp. 4059–4067, 2004. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. S. Arif, A. Blanes, and S. J. Diaz-Cano, “Hashimoto's thyroiditis shares features with early papillary thyroid carcinoma,” Histopathology, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 357–362, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. C. L. Fenton, Y. Lukes, D. Nicholson, C. A. Dinauer, G. L. Francis, and R. M. Tuttle, “The ret/PTC mutations are common in sporadic papillary thyroid carcinoma of children and young adults,” Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 85, no. 3, pp. 1170–1175, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. Y. E. Nikiforov, “Spatial positioning of RET and H4 following radiation exposure leads to tumor development,” The Scientific World Journal, vol. 1, pp. 186–187, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus