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Hashimoto’s thyroiditis Mnemonic: “HASHIMOTO”

Hashimoto’s disease is a condition characterized by an immune system attack on the thyroid gland, leading to either underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) or, rarely, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)

Remember the mnemonic “HASHIMOTO”

H – Hypothyroidism

A – Autoimmune

S – Synthroid treatment

H – Hurthel cell change

I – Initial Hashitoxicosis

M – Marginal zone NHL

O – gOiter

T – Tpo (Anti-microsomal) & anti-thyroglobulin antibodies

O – LymphOcytic infiltrate

hasimoto's thyroiditis mnemonic
hasimoto’s thyroiditis mnemonic

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