So lastly remains Thyroiditis from the thyroid diseases…
Thyroiditis is a term indicating presence of thyroid inflammation.
- Autoimmune thyroiditis
- Postpartum – painless thyroiditis
- Acute infectious thyroiditis
- Post irradiation
- Riedel’s thyroiditis
Clinical features :
- local pain , tenderness
- Painfull swallowing / difficulty in swallowing
Postpartum thyroiditis – painless lymphocytic thyroiditis occurs in upto 10% of women, postpartum.
Riedel’s thyroiditis – rare , occurs primarily in middle aged women.
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis – An autoimmune disorder which typically affects middle-aged & elderly women.
Feel free to ask if you don’t understand medical terms.
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