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Thyroiditis – Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis)

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Thyroiditis – Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis) by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Thyroid Gland Disorders.


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    1. Silent thyroiditis
    2. DeQuervain's thyroiditis
    3. Acute bacterial thyroiditis
    4. Riedel's thyroiditis
    5. Amiodarone induced thyroiditis
    1. Fistula from piriform sinus
    2. Underlying TB infection
    3. Hematogenous spread
    4. Aspergillus
    5. Pneumocystis
    1. de Quervains thyroditis
    2. Suppurative thyroditis
    3. Amiodarone induced thyroiditis
    4. Silent thyroiditis
    5. Riedel's thyroiditis
    1. Treatment includes IV antibiotics
    2. HLA-B35
    3. Mumps and coxsackie viruses
    4. A period of thyrotoxicosis followed by hypothyroidism
    5. Focal destruction of thyroid tissue
    1. Higher instance of elevated levels of serum antithyroid antibody
    2. Diffuse goiter or no thyroid enlargement
    3. Autoimmune etiology
    4. Mild hyperthyroidism
    5. Painless
    1. Glucocorticoids
    2. Pregnancy
    3. IFN-alpha
    4. IL-2
    5. Lithium

    Author of lecture Thyroiditis – Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis)

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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