subacute thyroiditis

subacute thyroiditis

subacute thyroiditis

De Quervain's, giant cell, granulomatous thyroiditis Endocrinology Inflammation of thyroid post infection–eg, mumps, influenza, coxsackievirus, adenovirus Clinical Persistent neck pain, hyperthyroidism Risk factors Recent viral infection, ♀, young. See Hyperthyroidism.
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Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) from different locations within the thyroid gland was compatible with subacute thyroiditis.
The patient's past medical history was significant for subacute thyroiditis, and excessive alcohol abuse (about one pint of vodka per day).
The scan demonstrated 5% uptake, and she was diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis.
It can be difficult to distinguish AST from subacute thyroiditis (SAT): both are associated with a tender thyroid gland, fever, leukocytosis, and increased ESR.
SYNTHROID is not indicated for transient hypothyroidism during recovery of subacute thyroiditis.
Subacute thyroiditis is a self-limiting inflammatory disorder that usually presents as dysphagia and painful enlargement of the thyroid gland.
Anti-bovine thyrotropin autoantibodies in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, subacute thyroiditis, and systemic lupus erythematosus.
Pain and tenderness in the thyroid region are rare, and when present should suggest subacute thyroiditis (SAT) in the first place (2).
In addition to abscess, the differential diagnosis of a thyroid mass includes Hashimoto's thyroiditis, subacute thyroiditis, acute suppurative thyroiditis, a solitary nodule, a thyroglossal duct cyst, a dissecting retropharyngeal abscess, a thyroid cyst, and thyroid carcinoma or adenoma.
The antibodies also appear in autoimmune thyroid diseases such as Graves disease, Hashimoto thyroiditis, silent thyroiditis, and subacute thyroiditis (4-7), and nonthyroid autoimmune disease (6).
Subacute thyroiditis in a single lobe is another possibility in which due to nil uptake in the lobe with thyroiditis, only the lobe with normal uptake will be seen (10).
Silent thyroiditis constituting approximately 1% all of thyroiditis cases (1) is distinguished from postpartum thyroiditis by the absence of postpartum period (2), and from subacute thyroiditis by the absence of a viral prodromal period and pain or tenderness in physical examination (3).

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