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Old 11-26-2010
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Thyroid Elevated ESR in any Thyroiditis?


Since ESR accompanies inflammation, would an elevated ESR be a hallmark of all types of thyroiditis, not just for subacute granulomatous thyroiditis?
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Default Antibody mediated hypersensitivities do not cause elevated inflammatory markers

Because Hashimoto's thyroiditis is antibody mediated you won't see markers of inflammation just like you don't see high ESR in mysthenia gravis for example.
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