HASHIMOTO’S THYROIDITIS –¬†COMPLICATIONS

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis may cause:

  • pressure symptoms (like difficulty in swallowing, breathing etc.) due to compression of adjacent structures (like esophagus, trachea)
  • Hypothyroidism (under functioning of thyroid gland) or transient thyrotoxicosis (over functioning of thyroid gland)
  • Grave’s disease