Chapter 9. Thyrotropin Receptor Antibodies: Clinico-Pathological Correlations

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. R. Hall1,
  2. S. McLachlan2,
  3. M. McGregor1,
  4. A. P. Weetman1 and
  5. B. Rees Smith1

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch9

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

How to Cite

Hall, R., McLachlan, S., McGregor, M., Weetman, A. P. and Smith, B. R. (2008) Thyrotropin Receptor Antibodies: Clinico-Pathological Correlations, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, Welsh National School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF4 4XN

  2. 2

    Department of Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NEI 4LP, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796542

Online ISBN: 9780470720721

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Keywords:

  • thyrotropin receptor antibodies;
  • immunoglobulins;
  • clinico-pathological correlations;
  • myxoedema;
  • carbimazole

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • Phylogenetic Specificity of Receptor Antibodies

  • Assays for Receptor Antibodies

  • Conditions in Which Receptor Antibodies are Detected

  • Clinical Applications

  • Effects of Therapy

  • Prediction of Relapse in Hyperthyroidism

  • Reference

  • Discussion

  • Reference