Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Thyroiditis Outlook

What to expect with Hashimoto's thyroiditis:

  • With treatment, most have a normal life expectancy.

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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