chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis
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Related to chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis: chronic lymphocytic leukemia
diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes, resulting in diffuse goiter, progressive destruction of the parenchyma and hypothyroidism.
chronic lymphocytic thyroiditisHashimoto's disease, see there.
thyroiditis(thi?royd?it'is) [ thyroid + -itis]
Inflammation of the thyroid gland.
chronic lymphocytic thyroiditisHashimoto thyroiditis.
giant cell thyroiditis
Thyroiditis characterized by the presence of giant cells, round-cell infiltration, fibrosis, and destruction of follicles.
Hashimoto thyroiditisSee: Hashimoto thyroiditis
A brief alteration in thyroid function occurring in the weeks and months after delivery of a child. Affected women typically become temporarily hyperthyroid and then hypothyroid before returning to normal thyroid function.