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Postpartum Thyroiditis (Thyroiditis, Postpartum)

Transient autoimmune thyroiditis occurring in the POSTPARTUM PERIOD. It is characterized by the presence of high titers of AUTOANTIBODIES against THYROID PEROXIDASE and THYROGLOBULIN. Clinical signs include the triphasic thyroid hormone pattern: beginning with THYROTOXICOSIS, followed with HYPOTHYROIDISM, then return to euthyroid state by 1 year postpartum.
Also Known As:
Thyroiditis, Postpartum; Post-partum Thyroiditis; Post partum Thyroiditis; Post-partum Thyroiditides; Postpartum Thyroiditides; Thyroiditides, Post-partum; Thyroiditides, Postpartum; Thyroiditis, Post-partum
Networked: 100 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 10 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Thyrotoxicosis
2. Thyroiditis
3. Hypothyroidism
4. Graves Disease (Basedow Disease)
5. Autoimmune Diseases (Autoimmune Disease)

Experts

1. Teng, Weiping: 3 articles (09/2015 - 01/2010)
2. Li, Chenyang: 3 articles (09/2015 - 01/2010)
3. Li, Yushu: 3 articles (09/2015 - 01/2010)
4. Krysiak, Robert: 3 articles (06/2015 - 03/2005)
5. Lazarus, John H: 3 articles (08/2012 - 07/2003)
6. Lazarus, J H: 3 articles (02/2004 - 01/2000)
7. Parkes, A B: 3 articles (02/2004 - 01/2000)
8. Guan, Haixia: 2 articles (09/2015 - 11/2014)
9. Shan, Zhongyan: 2 articles (09/2015 - 11/2014)
10. Middleton, Philippa: 2 articles (01/2013 - 01/2010)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Postpartum Thyroiditis:
1. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA
2. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin)IBA
3. IodineIBA
4. Thyroxine (Levothyroxine)FDA LinkGeneric
5. LeptinIBA
6. Vitamin DFDA LinkGeneric
7. AntibodiesIBA
8. Iodide Peroxidase (Deiodinase)IBA
9. Complement System Proteins (Complement)IBA
10. HormonesIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Postnatal Care