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Hormones

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 9–11 | Cite as

From Hippocrates of Kos to Hashimoto and thyroid autoimmunity: A long road of discovery

  • Leonidas Duntas
  • Stefanos Geroulanos
  • Peter Laurberg
Editorial
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Key words

Thyroid autoimmunity Hippocrates Hashimoto thyroiditis 

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© Hellenic Endocrine Society 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonidas Duntas
    • 1
  • Stefanos Geroulanos
    • 2
  • Peter Laurberg
    • 3
  1. 1.Evgenidion Hospital, Unit of Endocrinology, Diabetes and MetabolismUniversity of Athens Medical SchoolAthensGreece
  2. 2.International Hippocrates FoundationKosGreece
  3. 3.Aalborg University HospitalAalborgDenmark

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