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Thyroid autoimmunity in patients with malignant and benign breast diseases before surgery.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of endocrinology / European Federation of Endocrine Societies
Publication Date
Volume
154
Issue
5
Pages
645–649
Identifiers
PMID: 16645010
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The results of this study confirm the strong relation between thyroid autoimmunity and BC. This finding is independent of stressful events represented by surgery or anaesthetic procedures. The present data call attention to the usefulness of screening for autoimmune thyroid disorders in patients with nodular breast disease selected for surgery.

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