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Hashimoto’s Disease (Autoimmune Thyroiditis Causing Hypothyroidism)

What Is Autoimmune Thyroiditis (Hypothyroidism)? Autoimmune thyroiditis, also called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis or Hashimoto’s Disease, is an autoimmune destruction of thyroid tissue characterized by insufficient thyroid hormone circulating in the body that causes formation of a goiter (enlarged thyroid gland) and ...

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Ichthyosis, Acquired: definition

An uncommon, non-hereditary, non-inflammatory cutaneous disorder resulting from malnutrition characterized by dry, rough skin with prominent symmetrical scaling that involves significant portions of the body.

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