Riedel’s thyroiditis — Case report and literature review
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- Brady, O.H., Hehir, D.J. & Heffernan, S.J. I.J.M.S. (1994) 163: 176. doi:10.1007/BF02967224
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A fifty two year old female underwent attempted thyroidectomy for a progressively enlarging cervical swelling. At operation the thyroid gland was extensively fibrosed and not resectable, frozen section showed fibrous replacement. The patient was given a short course of postoperative corticosteroid therapy and was maintained on thyroid replacement therapy. Thirty months later the patient remains asymptomatic.