COURSE on THYROID ULTRASOUND

Section 3 Non-nodular thyroid diseases

Part 3 Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

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Subacute thyroiditis - case 567

Clinical data: A 41-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of a hyperthyroidism. She was treated for Graves' disease 12 years ago. Recently, she noticed fatigue, palpitations and subfebrility. Asked if there was neck tenderness or pain, she answered no.

Palpation: The right lobe was tender on palpation.

Laboratory data: TSH 0.01 mIU/L, FT4 27.4 pM/L, CRP 6.3 mg/L.

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