Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 17th, 2009
"Microchimerism has recently been proposed to play a role in the pathogenesis of thyroid autoimmunity. In that case, twins from opposite-sex pairs (OS) should have an increased risk of thyroid autoantibodies (TA). The aim of the study was to compare the frequency of TA in twin individuals from OS and monozygotic (MZ) twin pairs. This was a case-control study of 240 individuals (120...
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