lymphocytic thyroiditis


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Related to lymphocytic thyroiditis: Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Ha·shi·mo·to thy·roi·di·tis

(hah-shē-mō'tō),
diffuse infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes, resulting in diffuse goiter, progressive destruction of the parenchyma and hypothyroidism.
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lymphocytic thyroiditis

Atypical subacute thyroiditis, hyperthyroiditis, lymphocytic thyroiditis with spontaneously resolving hyperthyroidism, painless thyroiditis, slient thyroiditis, subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis  Endocrinology A condition in which the thyroid is infiltrated with lymphocytes Clinical Hyperthyroidism for ≤ 3 months or less Risk factors ♀, >  age 30, current pregnancy. See Thyroiditis.
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Jayasree, "Cytomorphologic spectrum of lymphocytic thyroiditis and correlation between cytological grading and biochemical parameters," Journal of Cytology, vol.
Association of chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and thyroid papillary carcinoma: A study of surgical cases among Japanese, and white and African Americans.
Neuropathy and myopathy in patients with chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 1990; 12:296-299.
TgAb was detected significantly more often in patients who had lymphocytic thyroiditis (52%) than in those without lymphocytic thyroiditis (17%).
Out of these, 27 cases were reported as nodular goiter, 7 cases as papillary carcinoma, 6 cases as Hashimoto's thyroiditis, 2 cases as lymphocytic thyroiditis, 7 cases as follicular neoplasm, one case as Granulomatous thyroiditis and another case as Anaplastic carcinoma.
Furthermore, nonspecific lymphocytic thyroiditis was seen around the nodule.
The two groups were compared in terms of age, gender, tumor multicentricity, tumor size, and presence of lymphocytic thyroiditis. The CLND group was also further evaluated for lymph node metastasis.
of cases Percentage (%) Colloid cyst/cystic colloid nodule 20 13.60 Colloid goiter 86 58.5 Hyperplastic nodule/adenomatoid goiter 3 2.04 Thyroglossal cyst 5 3.40 Infected cystic lesion 1 0.68 Granulomatous thyroiditis 2 1.36 Lymphocytic thyroiditis 4 2.72 Intra-thyroid reactive lymph node 1 0.68 Follicular neoplasm 3 2.04 Papillary carcinoma 4 2.72 Anaplastic carcinoma 2 1.36 Medullary carcinoma 2 1.36 Insular carcinoma 1 0.68 Table 3: Diagnostic categorization of thyroid FNACs Categories Total no.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of the neckswelling demonstrated features of lymphocytic thyroiditis, probably Flashimoto thyroiditis.
In another study, Hadzic B et al reported 49 cases, out of which histologic diagnosis of chronic diffuse lymphocytic thyroiditis was established in 9 (18%) patients.
The histological findings in control patients revealed cytological appearances consistent with benign thyroid nodular disease in 8% of control patients, interstitial fibrosis in 2.6%, lymphocytic thyroiditis in 2.6%, cryptococcal infection in 1.3%, papillary carcinoma in 1.3%, and mycobacterial tuberculosis in 1.3% of the control specimens (Table 3).
Lymphocytic thyroiditis also suffered as auto immune thyroiditis characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of thyroid gland with progressive destruction of thyroid follicles.