chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis

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Ha·shi·mo·to thy·roi·di·tis

diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes, resulting in diffuse goiter, progressive destruction of the parenchyma and hypothyroidism.
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chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis

Hashimoto's disease, see there.
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(thi?royd?it'is) [ thyroid + -itis]
Inflammation of the thyroid gland.

chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis

Hashimoto thyroiditis.

giant cell thyroiditis

Thyroiditis characterized by the presence of giant cells, round-cell infiltration, fibrosis, and destruction of follicles.

Hashimoto thyroiditis

See: Hashimoto thyroiditis

postpartum 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.

Riedel thyroiditis

See: Riedel, Bernhard M. K. L.
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Atypical follicular epithelial proliferations in severe chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. A and B, The follicular cells show atypia but lack sufficient cytologic and architectural criteria for the diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnifications X200 [A] and X400 [B]).
Diagnosis of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis (nodular presentation) by needle aspiration.
Lowhagen, "Cancer risks in patients with chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis," The New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
Coexistence of megaloblastic anemia and iron deficiency anemia in a young woman with chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. Int J Hematol 2006; 84: 238-41.
THYROIDITIS: Category of thyroiditis included 2 cases (1.6%) of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, 7 cases (5.7%) of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and 5 cases (4%) of subacute thyroiditis.

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