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Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis: Introduction

Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis: Subacute thyroiditis is a self-limited thyroid condition associated with a triphasic clinical course of hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and return to normal thyroid function. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis is available below.

Symptoms of Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

Treatments for Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (800-1200 mg/d in divided doses) or naproxen (1-1.5 g/d in divided doses), or aspirin (2-4 g/d in divided doses) are used. Treatment can be tapered as allowed by the patient's pain. Steroids have no proven superiority to NSAIDs in de Quervain thyroiditis and should be avoided
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Causes of Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

  • Post viral inflammatory response in genetically predisposed individuals
  • Viral infections such as: coxsackievirus
  • Ebstein-Barr
  • Mumps
  • Measles
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Prognosis for Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

Prognosis for Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis: Prognosis is excellent. More than 90% of the patients with de Quervain thyroiditis recover completely, with or without treatment. Even in the 5-10% of patients who develop hypothyroidism, treatment with thyroid hormone is effective.

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More information about Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis

  1. Subacute granulomatous thyroiditis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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