Table 4

Therapy associated or pre-existing organ dysfunction in 32 patients with pre-existing or interferon alpha (IFN-α) related autoantibodies

Therapy associated dysfunction
Pre-existing dysfunctionPre-existing AbsIFN-α related Abs
Diabetes mellitus
Impaired glucose tolerance
Addison's disease
Subclinical adrenal insufficiency
Hyperthyroidism12
Subclinical hyperthyroidism2
Hypothyroidism14-150 2
Subclinical hypothyroidism1
  • 4-150 With pre-existing autoantibodies (Abs).