Subacute Thyroiditis: Introduction
Subacute Thyroiditis: A self-limiting, virally induced inflammation of the thyroid characterised by a febrile illness and swelling of the thyroid, with subsequent damage to the thyroid tissue causing leakage of thyroid hormones into the circulation.
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Symptoms of Subacute Thyroiditis
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Treatments for Subacute Thyroiditis
- Aspirin and NSAIDs - e.g. Ibuprofen (Nurofen)
- Oral glucocorticoids, prednisolone
- Symptom controlling medications, propanolol for tachycardia
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Causes of Subacute Thyroiditis
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Definitions of Subacute Thyroiditis:
Spontaneously remitting inflammatory condition of the thyroid gland characterized by fever, weakness, sore throat, and painful enlargement of the thyroid gland.
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