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Improvement of chronic idiopathic urticaria with L-thyroxine: a new TSH role in immune response?


, : Improvement of chronic idiopathic urticaria with L-thyroxine: a new TSH role in immune response?. Allergy 60(4): 489-493

Background: The association between chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) and autoimmune thyroiditis (AT) is known, as well as major prevalence of antithyroid antibodies in the allergical subjects and other autoimmune diseases. We have evaluated the effects of L-thyroxine on clinical symptoms of CIU in AT patients suggesting the hypothesis of a new thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) role in immune system.

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PMID: 15727581

DOI: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2005.00723.x


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