Autoimmune thyroiditis

autoimmune thyroid disease: Inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland due to autoimmune responses leading to lymphocytic infiltration of the gland. It is characterized by the presence of circulating thyroid antigen-specific T-cells and thyroid autoantibodies. The clinical signs can range from hypothyroidism to thyrotoxicosis depending on the type of autoimmune thyroiditis.

Endpoint definition

Long name Autoimmune thyroiditis
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: E063
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: E063
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Thyreoiditis autoimmunis

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 244 207 37
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.11 0.17 0.04
Mean age at first event (years) 41.60 41.17 44.02
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.41 0.48 0.00

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2.0 2.0 2.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 40.98 39.61 48.65

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Autoimmune thyroiditis
after Autoimmune thyroiditis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Autoimmune thyroiditis