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Causes of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

List of causes of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis) that could possibly cause Hashimoto's Thyroiditis includes:

  • Family history of thyroid disorders is common, with HLA-DR5 gene most strongly implicated
  • The incidence is increased in patients with chromosomal disorders, including Turner's syndrome, Down's syndrome and Klinefelter's syndrome
More causes:see full list of causes for Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Women 50:1 (NWHIC)....more »

Gender Ratio of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: females 15-20 times higher than in males...more »

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis:

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. Our database lists the following as having Hashimoto's Thyroiditis as a complication of that condition:

Related information on causes of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis may be found in:


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