Hashimoto Thyroiditis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 15, 2017
  • Author: Stephanie L Lee, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

The following autoimmune phenomena may occur or be found in association with Hashimoto thyroiditis:

  • Addison disease
  • Alopecia areata, totalis, and universalis
  • Autoimmune gastritis (pernicious anemia)
  • Chronic active hepatitis
  • Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Primary ovarian or testicular failure
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sjögren syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus [17]
  • Vitiligo

Differential Diagnoses