subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

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sub·a·cute gran·u·lom·a·tous thy·roi·di·tis

thyroiditis with round cell (usually lymphocytes) infiltration, destruction of thyroid cells, epithelial giant cell proliferation, and evidence of regeneration; thought by some to be a reflection of a systemic infection and not an example of true chronic thyroiditis.

sub·a·cute gran·u·lom·a·tous thy·roi·di·tis

(sŭb'ă-kyūt' gran'yū-lō'mă-tŭs thī'roy-dī'tis)
Thyroiditis with round cell (usually lymphocytes) infiltration, destruction of thyroid cells, epithelial giant cell proliferation, and evidence of regeneration; thought by some to be a reflection of a systemic infection and not an example of true chronic thyroiditis.
Synonym(s): de Quervain thyroiditis.

de Quervain,

Fritz, Swiss surgeon, 1868-1940.
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de Quervain thyroiditis - thyroiditis with round cell infiltration, destruction of thyroid cells, epithelial giant cell proliferation, and evidence of regeneration. Synonym(s): subacute granulomatous thyroiditis
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