Sarcoidosis and hashimoto’s thyroiditis - a chance occurrence?

Israel Rubinstein, Gerald L. Baum, Yehuda Hiss, Saul Margaliot, Alon Yellin

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We present a case of pulmonary sarcoidosis associated with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. This association has been reported previously and may be purely coincidental. However, in light of current knowledge about the immunoregulatory defects postulated for sarcoidosis and for Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, three other possibilities that may explain this association in our patient, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)136-139
Number of pages4
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


  • Autoimmune disease
  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Thyroid gland


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