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Hashimoto Thyroiditis

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American Thyroid Association. 2014. Hypothyroidism. Available online at http://www.thyroid.org/wp-content/uploads/patients/brochures/ata-hypothyroidism-brochure.pdf through http://www.thyroid.org. Accessed April 3, 2015.

Clinical Thyroidology. 2014. Summaries for the Public from Clinical Thyroidology. Vol 7, Issue 9. Available online at http://www.thyroid.org/patient-thyroid-information/ct-for-patients/vol-7-issue-9/vol-7-issue-9-p-10-11/ through http://www.thyroid.org. Accessed April 3, 2015.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. 2014. Hashimoto's Disease. Available online at http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/endocrine/hashimotos-disease/Pages/fact-sheet.aspx through http://www.niddk.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx. Accessed April 2, 2015.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 2012. Hashimoto's disease fact sheet. Available online at http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/hashimoto-disease.html through http://www.womenshealth.gov/index.html. Accessed April 2, 2015.

U.S. National Library of Medicine. October, 2014. Underactive thyroid: Deciding whether to treat subclinical hypothyroidism. Available online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0072784/ through http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/. Accessed April 3, 2015.

Sources Used in Previous Reviews

(2006 January). Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Womenshealth.gov [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.4woman.gov/faq/hashimoto.htm through http://www.4woman.gov.

Hurd, R. (2006 May 12, Updated). Chronic thyroiditis (Hashimoto’s disease). MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000371.htm.

(© 2004). Hashimoto's Disease and Other Forms of Thyroiditis. Thyroid Foundation of America, AllThyroid.org [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.tsh.org/disorders/thyroiditis/hashimotos_disease.html through http://www.tsh.org.

(© 2004). Chronic Lymphocytic Thyroiditis (Hashimoto's Disease). Thyroid Foundation of America, AllThyroid.org [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.tsh.org/disorders/thyroiditis/chronic_lymphocytic_thyroiditis.html through http://www.tsh.org.

(2003 February 1, Revised). Thyroiditis. Merck Manual Home Edition [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.merck.com/mmhe/print/sec13/ch163cj163d/html through http://www.merck.com.

Eckman, A. (Updated 2010 April 19). Chronic thyroiditis (Hashimoto's disease) MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000371.htm. Accessed November 2010.

(2009 May). Hashimoto's Disease. National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/pubs/Hashimoto/ through http://www.endocrine.niddk.nih.gov. Accessed November 2010.

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Mayo Clinic Staff (2009 February 3). Hashimoto's disease. MayoClinic.com [On-line information]. Available online at http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/hashimotos-disease/DS00567/DSECTION=all&METHOD=print through http://www.mayoclinic.com. Accessed November 2010.

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