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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Thyroiditis

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Thyroiditis

The information below shows a list of types of Thyroiditis, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis approx 1 in 182 or 0.55% or 1.5 million people in USA 1,490,371 1,490,371 adults and 205,159 children in the USA 1996 1
de Quervain's thyroiditis N/A N/A No information
Riedel's thyroiditis N/A N/A No information
Viral thyroiditis N/A N/A No information
Bacterial thyroiditis N/A N/A No information

Types of Thyroiditis

For more information about types of Thyroiditis, refer to our section on types of Thyroiditis.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Thyroiditis usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Thyroiditis at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Thyroiditis is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

1. Rose and Mackay, 1998, The Autoimmune Diseases, Third Edition


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