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What is Riedel syndrome?

What is Riedel syndrome?

  • Riedel syndrome: A rare condition that occurs when fibrous tissue forms in the thyroid area and progressively destroys the thyroid gland.

Riedel syndrome: Introduction

Types of Riedel syndrome:

Broader types of Riedel syndrome:

Who gets Riedel syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Riedel syndrome: female:male 2-4:1

How serious is Riedel syndrome?

Prognosis of Riedel syndrome: condition may stabilize or progress slowly
Complications of Riedel syndrome: see complications of Riedel syndrome

What causes Riedel syndrome?

Causes of Riedel syndrome: see causes of Riedel syndrome

What are the symptoms of Riedel syndrome?

Symptoms of Riedel syndrome: see symptoms of Riedel syndrome

Complications of Riedel syndrome: see complications of Riedel syndrome

Onset of Riedel syndrome: usually 30-70 years of age

Riedel syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Riedel syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Riedel syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Riedel syndrome: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Riedel syndrome.
Treatments for Riedel syndrome: see treatments for Riedel syndrome

Name and Aliases of Riedel syndrome

Main name of condition: Riedel syndrome

Other names or spellings for Riedel syndrome:

ligneous thyroiditis, struma Riedel, fibroud thyroiditis, chronic, woody thyroiditis, sclerosing thyroiditis, Riedel thyroiditis

Riedel syndrome: Related Conditions

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