© 1991

Autoimmune Thyroiditis

Approaches Towards its Etiological Differentiation

  • W. A. Scherbaum
  • U. Bogner
  • B. Weinheimer
  • G. F. Bottazzo
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVII
  2. Immunogenetics

  3. Thyroid Peroxidase: Approaches Towards its Characterization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. S. Mariotti, P. Caturegli, P. Piccolo, G. Barbesino, A. Pinchera
      Pages 65-75
    3. U. Feldt-Rasmussen, M. Høier-Madsen, N. G. Rasmussen, L. Hegedüs, P. J. Hornnes, H. Perrild
      Pages 77-84
    4. R. Hoermann, B. Saller, A. Fateh-Moghadam, K. Mann
      Pages 91-97
    5. B. Saller, R. Hörmann, K. Mann
      Pages 107-121
    6. N. Fukuma, S. McLachlan, D. I. W. Phillips, C. A. S. Pegg, B. Rapoport, B. Rees Smith
      Pages 123-130
    7. U. Bogner, H. Schleusener
      Pages 147-154

About these proceedings


Current knowledge relevant to the understanding of thyroid autoimmunity is summarized in this book. Some of the world's leading scientists in this field review recent data from four subject areas: immunogenetics, thyroid peroxidase as an antigen, environmental factors, and cytokines. Much ongoing and as yet unpublished work is described, especially in the discussion included after each article. This information is of particular interest since the body of knowledge in these fields is growing very rapidly. The book is based on a workshop in which researchers from 13 countries took part. One major aim was to raise controversial points and to develop ideas for their potential solution. At the workshop it became apparent that a great deal of the information given in textbooks is outdated. This is an important update for researchers who are interested in the above topics and in understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of thyroid autoimmunity.


Antigen Autoimmunerkrankungen Cytokine Diabetes Diabetes mellitus Interferon Interferontherapie Schilddrüse autoimmune disease

Editors and affiliations

  • W. A. Scherbaum
    • 1
  • U. Bogner
    • 2
  • B. Weinheimer
    • 3
  • G. F. Bottazzo
    • 4
  1. 1.Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Abt. Innere MedizinUniversität UlmUlmGermany
  2. 2.Abt. für Allgemeine Innere Medizin und NephrologieMedizinische Klinik und PoliklinikBerlin 45Germany
  3. 3.Homburg/SaarGermany
  4. 4.Department of ImmunologyThe London Hospital Medical CollegeLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Autoimmune Thyroiditis
  • Book Subtitle Approaches Towards its Etiological Differentiation
  • Editors Werner A. Scherbaum
    Ulrich Bogner
    Balthasar Weinheimer
    G.F. Bottazzo
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-540-53476-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-76301-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVII, 308
  • Number of Illustrations 15 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Endocrinology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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