The summary below is from the full report titled Disappearance of Humoral Thyroid Autoimmunity after Complete Removal of Thyroid Antigens. It appears in the 2 September 2003 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 139, pages 346-351). The authors are L. Chiovato, F. Latrofa, L.E. Braverman, F. Pacini, M. Capezzone, L. Masserini, L. Grasso, and A. Pinchera.
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Effects of Removing Thyroid Antigens in Patients with Autoimmune Thyroid Disease. Ann Intern Med. 2003;139:I–75. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-139-5_Part_1-200309020-00005
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;139(5_Part_1):I-75.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Thyroid Disorders.
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