Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulins without Evidence of in Vivo Thyroid Stimulation in Some Non-Thyroid Autoimmune Diseases

  • K. Bech
  • U. Feldt-Rasmussen
  • H. Bliddal
  • C. Bregengaard
  • B. Danneskiold-Samsøe
  • S. Husby
  • K. Johansen
  • C. Kirkegaard
  • T. Friis
  • K. Siersbaek-Nielsen
  • H. Nielsen

Abstract

Thyroid stimulating immunoglobulins(TSI) are widely accepted to be responsible for the hypersecretion of thyroid hormones in Graves1 disease. TSI have also been demonstrated in patients with non-thyroid autoimmune diseases 1 . The aim of the present study was to evaluate if presence of TSI has an influence on thyroid function in vivo in these patients.

Keywords

Arthritis Fluoride Fractionation Thyroglobulin Sera 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Bech
    • 1
  • U. Feldt-Rasmussen
    • 1
  • H. Bliddal
    • 1
  • C. Bregengaard
    • 1
  • B. Danneskiold-Samsøe
    • 1
  • S. Husby
    • 1
  • K. Johansen
    • 1
  • C. Kirkegaard
    • 1
  • T. Friis
    • 1
  • K. Siersbaek-Nielsen
    • 1
  • H. Nielsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Frederiksberg Hosp, Hvidøre Hosp, Gentofte Univ Hosp, Municip Hosp, Steno Memorial Hosp, State Hosp, Odense Univ HospDenmark

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