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Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis: de Quervain’s Diseases

  • Milan Halenka
  • Zdeněk Fryšák
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Abstract

Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis—de Quervain’s diseases is a rare disease with typical clinical and laboratory findings. It occurs as diffuse, focal or migrant variant. Effect of corticosteroid treatment is well documented on ultrasound. To see: 3 cases, 35 pictures.

Keywords

Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis Tenderness Thyrotoxicosis Focal lesion Relapse Corticosteroid therapy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Milan Halenka
    • 1
  • Zdeněk Fryšák
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine III – Nephrology, Rheumatology and EndocrinologyFaculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University Olomouc and University Hospital OlomoucOlomoucCzech Republic

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