Not true about Hashimoto’s thyroiditis:

 # Not true about Hashimoto’s thyroiditis:
A. Organ specific immune disorder
B. Serum thyroid microsomal antibodies
C. Male predominance
D. Treatment is thyroxine

The correct answer is C. Male predominance.

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder that affects the thyroid gland, resulting in inflammation and damage to the gland. It is characterized by the presence of serum thyroid microsomal antibodies, also known as thyroid peroxidase antibodies. It is an organ-specific immune disorder, meaning that it is specific to the thyroid gland.

Hashimoto's thyroiditis is actually more common in females than in males, with a female-to-male ratio of approximately 10:1. The treatment for Hashimoto's thyroiditis is thyroxine replacement therapy, which can help to restore normal thyroid hormone levels and prevent the development of hypothyroidism.

Reference: Kasper DL, Fauci AS, Hauser SL, Longo DL, Jameson JL, Loscalzo J. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2018. Chapter 332, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

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