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.

chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis

Hashimoto's disease, see there.


(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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Association of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and thyroid papillary carcinoma: A study of surgical cases among Japanese, and white and African Americans.
Follicular epithelial dysplasia of the thyroid: morphological and immunohistochemical characterization of a putative preneoplastic lesion to papillary thyroid carcinoma in chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis.
Loss of heterozygosity mutations of tumor suppressor genes in cytologically atypical areas in chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis.
13) They found a significant correlation between the incidence of postoperative hypothyroidism and the degree of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis after unilateral surgery (p = 0.
The influence of different degrees of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis on thyroid function after surgery for benign, non-toxic goitre.
Pathology 1 Multinodular goiter w/degenerative changes 2 Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis w/follicular adenoma 3 Follicular adenoma 4 Hashimoto's thyroiditis w/colloid nodules 5 Follicular adenoma (benign Hurthle cell adenoma) 6 Diffuse atrophy and scarring of the thyroid gland 7 Diffuse chronic inflammation w/follicular adenoma 8 Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis w/follicular adenoma 9 Multinodular goiter 10 Chronic inflammation w/follicular adenoma 11 Follicular adenoma 12 Follicular adenoma 13 Hashimoto's thyroiditis w/follicular adenoma 14 Hashimoto's thyroiditis w/adenomatous goiter * The number of months postoperatively that the patient was diagnosed as hypothyroid.

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