Niger J Clin Pract 2016 Jul-Aug;19(4):549-555
Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
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Endocr Pract 2004 Nov-Dec;10(6):483-6
Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, USA.
Objective: To report a case of Riedel's thyroiditis, which was successfully treated with tamoxifen.
Methods: We present the clinical, laboratory, and imaging findings and describe the clinical course of a patient with Riedel's thyroiditis.
Results: A 40-year-old woman presented with hypothyroidism and a large goiter, which was unresponsive to hormone replacement therapy. Read More
Eur Thyroid J 2012 Oct 22;1(3):204-7. Epub 2012 Sep 22.
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Mustafa Kemal University Medical Faculty, Hatay, Turkey.
Background: Riedel's thyroiditis (RT) is a rare inflammatory disease that results in fibrosis of the thyroid gland and invasion to the surrounding structures of the neck. Follicular adenoma (FA) of the thyroid is the most common benign neoplasm of the gland.
Patient Findings: A 42-year-old woman was referred to the outpatient clinic due to a multinodular goiter and thyroiditis. Read More
J Med Case Rep 2012 Apr 5;6:103. Epub 2012 Apr 5.
Department of Psychiatry, Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biotechnology, Via Bonanno 6, University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy.
Introduction: Riedel's thyroiditis, a rare thyroid disease, can be difficult to diagnose prior to surgical removal and can be confused with malignancy both clinically and cytologically.
Case Presentation: We report the case of a 72-year-old Caucasian woman who presented with a goiter, which showed a rapid increase in size at ultrasound check, suggesting malignancy. Because of inconclusive cytology, a total thyroidectomy was performed. Read More
J Med Case Rep 2010 Jan 20;4:15. Epub 2010 Jan 20.
Warwick Hospital, Lakin house, Lakin Road, CV34 5BW, UK.
Introduction: Riedel's thyroiditis is a rare thyroid disease characterized by dense fibrous tissues that replace the thyroid gland and invade the adjacent structures that can mimic thyroid malignancy. We discuss the presentation, investigation and management of this very rare condition.
Case Presentation: We present a case of a 59-year-old African-Caribbean man who presented with a rapidly growing hard neck mass, a hoarse voice, dysphagia and breathing difficulty that clinically suggested thyroid malignancy. Read More