Essay on Hashimotos Thyroiditis Case Study

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, named for Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, who first identified it in 1912, is also called Hashimoto’s disease, and chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a small butterfly shaped endocrine gland in the front of the neck which … Read more