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A Case of Thyrotoxicosis due to Simultaneous Occurrence of Subacute Thyroiditis and Graves' Disease.

Case Rep Endocrinol 2018 30;2018:3210317. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, 5 Zaifu-cho, Hirosaki, Aomori 036-8562, Japan.

Subacute thyroiditis is an inflammatory disorder of the thyroid. Graves' disease is an autoimmune thyroid disease in which thyroid hormones are overproduced. Here we present a rare case of thyrotoxicosis due to the simultaneous occurrence of both diseases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/3210317DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6232809PMC
October 2018
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Fever of Unknown Origin as a Sole Presentation of Subacute Thyroiditis in an Elderly Patient: A Case Report with Literature Review.

Case Rep Endocrinol 2018 25;2018:5041724. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ 07740, USA.

An 80-year-old Caucasian male presented with fever of 3-week duration. Outpatient workup for infectious etiologies was negative and due to persistent fever, he was hospitalized for further evaluation of fever of unknown origin (FUO). Physical examination and laboratory studies remained unremarkable; however a follow-up CT scan of chest, abdomen, and pelvis with contrast done to rule out malignancy as an underlying cause of FUO revealed heterogeneous thyroid gland with surrounding hazy changes suggestive of thyroiditis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/5041724DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6222214PMC
October 2018

TNF-alpha is upregulated in subacute thyroiditis and stimulates expression of miR-155-5p in thyroid follicle cells.

Discov Med 2018 Sep;26(142):67-77

Department of Endocrinology, Longhua Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 200032, China.

Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) regulates the expression of proinflammatory cytokines and apoptosis in thyroids. miR-155-5p is upregulated in circulating microvesicles in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis. However, the function and molecular mechanisms of TNF-α and miR-155-5p in the initiation and progression of subacute thyroiditis are largely unknown. Read More

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September 2018
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Technetium-99m Thyroid Scintigraphy and Human Leukocyte Antigen - B35 in Sub-Acute Thyroiditis.

Indian J Nucl Med 2018 Oct-Dec;33(4):306-311

Departments of Nuclear Medicine, Endocrinology, Immunology and Molecular Medicine, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Introduction: Sub-acute thyroiditis possibly caused by a viral infection of thyroid gland is associated with a surge in thyroxine levels of the patient. Women in the younger age group are affected more than men. Markedly decreased radioactive iodine thyroid uptakes in a setting of thyrotoxicosis associated with elevated thyroxine levels and reduced thyroid stimulating hormone levels usually clinches the diagnosis. Read More

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http://www.ijnm.in/text.asp?2018/33/4/306/242943
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_74_18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6194771PMC
November 2018
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[General practitioner management of subacute thyroiditis].

Semergen 2018 Oct 11. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Centro de Salud Canillejas, Madrid, España.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.semerg.2018.04.010DOI Listing
October 2018
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[Challenges in the management of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis].

Presse Med 2018 Sep 28;47(9):746-756. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

CHU Clermont-Ferrand, service d'endocrinologie, diabétologie et maladies métaboliques, 63003 Clermont-Ferrand, France; Laboratoire GReD : UMR université Clermont Auvergne-CNRS 6293, Inserm U1103, BP 10448, 63177 Aubiere, France.

Amiodarone, a benzofuranic iodine-rich pan antiarrhythmic drug, is frequently associated with thyroid dysfunction. This side effect is heterogeneous and unpredicted, motivating regular evaluation of thyroid function tests. In contrary to hypothyroidism, amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) is a challenging situation owing to the risk of deterioration of the general and cardiac status of such debilitating patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lpm.2018.09.001DOI Listing
September 2018
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Hashimoto Encephalopathy.

Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim 2018 Sep 1;46(5):402-405. Epub 2018 Sep 1.

Department of Radiology, Health Scienses University Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital İstanbul, Turkey.

Hashimoto encephalopathy (HE) is a steroid-responsive, acute or subacute encephalopathy, characterised by autoimmune thyroiditis associated with elevated antithyroid antibody titres. An 11-year-old girl was admitted to the Department of Paediatrics with generalised tonic-clonic seizures, left facial paralysis and right hemiparesis. Ceftriaxone and acyclovir were applied, and methyl prednisolone 2 mg kg day was administered orally. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/TJAR.2018.90698DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6157980PMC
September 2018
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Steroid-responsive encephalopathy with a peculiar CSF biomarker profile in an 89-year-old man.

Oxf Med Case Reports 2018 Oct 24;2018(10):omy073. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Visby Lasarett, Visby, Gotland, Sweden.

Being treatable, steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis (SREAT), or Hashimoto's encephalopathy, should be distinguished from untreatable conditions. Our patient was a previously healthy 89-year-old man, who presented with cognitive and balance deterioration over several months. His cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination was positive for protein 14-3-3 but no other test suggested Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/omcr/omy073DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6151313PMC
October 2018
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Prevalence of papillary thyroid cancer in subacute thyroiditis patients may be higher than it is presumed: retrospective analysis of 137 patients.

Radiol Oncol 2018 Sep 11;52(3):257-262. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background The association of subacute thyroiditis (SAT) and papillary thyroid carcinoma is a rare finding. In this study, we aimed to investigate the prevalence of differentiated thyroid cancer in a cohort of patients followed with the diagnosis of SAT. Patients and methods We retrospectively screened medical records of Endocrinology and Metabolism outpatient clinic in the past 20 years for patients with SAT. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2478/raon-2018-0027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6137358PMC
September 2018
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Steroid-responsive Encephalopathy Associated with Autoimmune Thyroiditis (SREAT) Presenting with Pure Cerebellar Ataxia.

Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov (N Y) 2018 9;8:585. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Neurology Division, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Background: Myoclonus and tremor are common movement disorder phenomenologies in steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis (SREAT). Pure ataxia without encephalopathy has rarely been reported.

Case Report: We report 21- and 40-year-old females who presented with subacute pure ataxia without encephalopathy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8CZ4QQQDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6125737PMC
November 2018
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Sustained ventricular tachycardia caused by subacute thyroiditis.

Intern Med J 2018 09;48(9):1160-1162

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Karatsu Red Cross Hospital, Karatsu, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.14018DOI Listing
September 2018
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Diagnostic Values of Free Triiodothyronine and Free Thyroxine and the Ratio of Free Triiodothyronine to Free Thyroxine in Thyrotoxicosis.

Int J Endocrinol 2018 4;2018:4836736. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

Shanghai Clinical Center for Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Endocrinology, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 197 Ruijin 2nd Road, Shanghai 200025, China.

Background: The results of previous studies on the usefulness of free triiodothyronine (FT3) to free thyroxine (FT4) are controversial. We investigated the usefulness of FT3, FT4, and FT3/FT4 ratio in differentiating Graves' disease (GD) from destructive thyroiditis.

Methods: A total of 126 patients with untreated GD, 36 with painless thyroiditis, 18 with painful subacute thyroiditis, and 63 healthy controls, were recruited. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/4836736DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6008621PMC
June 2018
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Pembrolizumab for Patients With Refractory or Relapsed Thymic Epithelial Tumor: An Open-Label Phase II Trial.

J Clin Oncol 2018 Jun 15:JCO2017773184. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Jinhyun Cho, Inha University Hospital, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon; Hae Su Kim, Veterans Health Service Medical Center; Bo Mi Ku, Yoon-La Choi, Joungho Han, Jong-Mu Sun, Se-Hoon Lee, Jin Seok Ahn, Keunchil Park, and Myung-Ju Ahn, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; Korea; and Razvan Cristescu, Merck Research Laboratories, Boston, MA.

Purpose Limited treatment options exist for patients with thymic epithelial tumor (TET) whose disease progresses after platinum-based chemotherapy. We conducted a phase II study of pembrolizumab in patients with TET to evaluate its efficacy and safety. Methods Patients with histologically confirmed TET whose disease progressed after at least one line of platinum-based chemotherapy were eligible for the study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2017.77.3184DOI Listing
June 2018
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Thyroid Abscess: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management.

J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep 2018 Jan-Dec;6:2324709618778709. Epub 2018 May 25.

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA.

Thyroid abscess is an uncommon infectious pathology. The thyroid is highly resistant to infection due to high iodine content, capsular encasement, and rich vascularity. Acute suppurative thyroiditis represents <1% of thyroid diseases that could potentially become a life-threatening endocrine emergency. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2324709618778709DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5971374PMC
May 2018
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Acute Suppurative Thyroiditis in an Intravenous Drug User with a Preexisting Goiter.

Case Rep Med 2018 26;2018:5098712. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Department of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA.

Acute suppurative thyroiditis (AST) is an uncommon, potentially life-threatening cause of a rapidly enlarging neck mass. It may present similarly to subacute thyroiditis, a relatively benign and self-limiting condition. We report a case of AST in an adult intravenous (IV) drug user with a preexisting goiter who presented with a left forearm abscess that grew methicillin-sensitive . Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/5098712DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5892251PMC
March 2018
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[Misdiagnosic analysis and treatment of pyriform sinus fistula in children].

Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 May;53(5):381-384

Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kunming Children's Hospital; Head and Neck Disease Treatment Center, Kunming 650228, China.

To discuss the misdiagnosis of pyriform sinus fistula and to better understand this kind of illness. The analysis was based on twenty-eight patients with congenital pyriform sinus fistula aged from 11 months to 14 years, with the median age of 5 years, and who were surgically treated from January 2013 to January 2017 in Kunming Children's Hospital.Twenty patients were misdiagnosed in other hospital. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.1673-0860.2018.05.010DOI Listing
May 2018
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[Atypical subacute thyroiditis in combination with Grave's disease:Diagnostic difficulties in a case report].

Lakartidningen 2018 Apr 13;115. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

Skanes universitetssjukhus Malmo - Department of Endocrinology Malmo, Sweden Skanes universitetssjukhus Malmo - Department of Endocrinology Malmo, Sweden.

Subacute thyroiditis is a common inflammatory disorder of the thyroid gland, possibly of viral etiology, that typically presents with neck pain, fever and tenderness on palpation of the thyroid gland. Graves' disease is an autoimmune thyroid disorder caused by stimulation of the thyroid gland by thyrotropin receptor antibodies (TRAb). The development of Graves´ disease and subacute thyroiditis simultaneously is an uncommon condition and only a few cases have been reported. Read More

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April 2018
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The value of shear wave elastography in diffuse thyroid disease.

Clin Imaging 2018 May - Jun;49:187-192. Epub 2018 Mar 29.

Department of Ultrasonography, Baoji Central Hospital, Baoji 721008, China.

Purpose: The aim of this study is to discuss the value of ultrasound-based shear wave™ elastography (SWE) in diffuse thyroid disease (DTD).

Method: Thyroid stiffness in 154 patients with DTD and 30 normal subjects was measured by SWE. The serum indicators of all subjects were detected. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2018.03.019DOI Listing
September 2018
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Evaluation and Management of Children with Thyrotoxicosis.

Recent Pat Endocr Metab Immune Drug Discov 2017 ;11(1):22-31

Departments of Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Oncology, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Background: Uncontrolled thyrotoxicosis, especially in early infancy, may cause irreversible damage to the central nervous system as well as profound effects on the function of many organs. Thyrotoxicosis has multiple etiologies and treatment depends on the underlying etiology. An accurate diagnosis is essential so that appropriate treatment can be initiated without undue delay. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1872214812666180327112540DOI Listing
October 2018
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Asymptomatic thyroiditis presenting as pyrexia of unknown origin: a case report.

Authors:
Chamara Dalugama

J Med Case Rep 2018 Feb 23;12(1):51. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Department of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Background: Pyrexia of unknown origin is a difficult and challenging problem for the physician. Endocrine disorders, such as subacute thyroiditis, rarely present with pyrexia of unknown origin. Subacute thyroiditis can have a broad spectrum of clinical presentations including fever and biochemical thyrotoxicosis without overt signs or symptoms. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13256-018-1590-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5824559PMC
February 2018
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Subacute thyroiditis in a patient with psoriasis treated with a tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitor.

Int J Dermatol 2018 Jul 20;57(7):869-871. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Department of Dermatology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijd.13941DOI Listing
July 2018
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Putting All the Pieces Together: Clinical, Macroscopic and Microscopic Characteristics of Subacute Thyroiditis.

Head Neck Pathol 2018 Feb 9. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

Department of Anatomic Pathology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, USA.

Subacute thyroiditis (SAT) is a self-limiting inflammatory condition of the thyroid gland in which multinucleated giant cells constitute a key histological finding. SAT is generally a clinical diagnosis and consequently its histological features are rarely encountered by pathologist. Herein, we present a case that exemplifies the characteristic clinical and pathological features of this entity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12105-018-0890-xDOI Listing
February 2018
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Transiently Altered Distribution of F-18 FDG in a Patient with Subacute Thyroiditis.

Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2018 Feb 17;52(1):82-84. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Wonkwang University School of Medicine and Institute of Wonkwang Medical Science, 895, Muwang-ro, Iksan, 54538 Republic of Korea.

F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is a highly influential radiotracer that provides valuable information in many cancer types. However, the normal biodistribution of F-18 FDG is often variable and can be altered by intrinsic or iatrogenic factors. We report a case of diffuse symmetrically increased skeletal muscle uptake and relatively decreased hepatic uptake on F-18 FDG PET/CT in a 57-year-old female with pulmonary adenocarcinoma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13139-016-0454-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5777952PMC
February 2018
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Amyloid goiter mimicking subacute thyroiditis on clinical and imaging findings: A case report.

J Clin Ultrasound 2018 Sep 8;46(7):497-500. Epub 2018 Jan 8.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Busan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, South Korea.

Amyloid goiter (AG) is defined as the diffuse enlargement of the thyroid gland resulting from extensive amyloid deposition. Imaging findings in AG may vary depending on the amount of amyloid and fat deposition. A few case reports of AG with clinically subacute thyroiditis (SAT)-like syndrome have been published. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcu.22574DOI Listing
September 2018
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Granulomatous Thyroiditis: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Ann Clin Lab Sci 2017 Sep;47(5):620-624

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA.

Background: Granulomatous disease in the thyroid gland has been linked to viral, bacterial and autoimmune etiologies. The most common granulomatous disease of the thyroid is subacute granulomatous thyroiditis, which is presumed to have a viral or post-viral inflammatory cause. Bacterial etiologies include tuberculosis, actinomycosis, and nocardiosis, but are extremely rare. Read More

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September 2017
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Fine-Needle Aspiration of De Quervain's Thyroiditis (Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis): A Cytological Review of 20 Cases.

J Clin Diagn Res 2017 Aug 1;11(8):EC09-EC11. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, SMIMS, Gangtok, Sikkim, India.

Introduction: De Quervain's Thyroiditis (DQT) is a self limiting inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland that presents with pain and sore throat. Although the diagnosis is usually made clinically, Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) may provide assistance, particularly in excluding other thyroid lesions.

Aim: The objective of this study was to reveal the cytological characteristics of DQT. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2017/26054.10355DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5620773PMC
August 2017
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[Etanercept-induced subacute thyroiditis. Case report and literature review].

Orv Hetil 2017 Oct;158(39):1550-1554

I. Belgyógyászati Osztály, Pest Megyei Flór Ferenc Kórház Kistarcsa, Semmelweis tér 1., 2143.

65 years old male patient received 4 mg/day methylprednisolone baseline therapy and 50 mg/week etanercept treatment for 5 years due to rheumatoid arthritis. The patient experienced pain in neck, and developed weakness, fever and dysphagia. He had normal blood count but accelerated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (88 mm/hour), elevated CRP (49. Read More

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http://www.akademiai.com/doi/abs/10.1556/650.2017.30796
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/650.2017.30796DOI Listing
October 2017
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Mean Platelet Volume and Platelet Count are Elevated in Patients with Subacute Thyroiditis.

Clin Lab 2017 Sep;63(9):1487-1492

Background: Platelet parameters have been studied in many diseases. This study explored the changes of mean platelet volume (MPV) and platelet count (PLT) in subacute thyroiditis (SAT).

Methods: We retrospectively studied 44 patients with SAT and 45 healthy individuals. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7754/Clin.Lab.2017.170411DOI Listing
September 2017
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Comparison of thyroglobulin and thyroid peroxidase antibodies measured by five different kits in autoimmune thyroid diseases.

Endocr J 2017 Oct 2;64(10):955-961. Epub 2017 Aug 2.

Kuma Hospital, Center for Excellence in Thyroid Care, Kobe 650-0011, Japan.

It is generally believed that the detection of thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPOAb) is superior to that of thyroglobulin antibodies (TgAb) for the diagnosis of Hashimoto's thyroiditis. However, limited data are available on the comparison of TgAb and TPOAb prevalence as a diagnostic measurement for Hashimoto's thyroiditis using sensitive immunoassays. We herein used five different current immunoassay kits (A-E) to compare the prevalence of TgAb and TPOAb in Hashimoto's thyroiditis (n = 70), Graves' disease (n = 70), painless thyroiditis (n = 50), and healthy control subjects (n = 100). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1507/endocrj.EJ17-0164DOI Listing
October 2017
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18F-FDG PET/CT imaging of atypical subacute thyroiditis in thyrotoxicosis: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Jul;96(30):e7535

aPET Imaging Center, Asahi General Hospital bDepartment of Clinical Cell Biology and Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba cDepartment of Diagnostic Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo dDepartment of Radiology, Asahi General Hospital, Chiba, Japan.

Background: In addition to its established role in oncologic imaging, F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (F-FDG PET/CT) is useful for the assessment of inflammatory activity. However, subacute thyroiditis (SAT) in thyrotoxicosis is rarely detected during these scans.

Case: A 66-year-old man with SAT in thyrotoxicosis demonstrated symptoms of transient fatigue, headache, and fever, without typical neck pain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000007535DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5627825PMC
July 2017
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Risk Stratification of Thyroid Nodules With Atypia of Undetermined Significance/Follicular Lesion of Undetermined Significance (AUS/FLUS) Cytology Using Ultrasonography Patterns Defined by the 2015 ATA Guidelines.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2017 Sep 18;126(9):625-633. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

1 Department of Radiology, Severance Hospital, Research Institute of Radiological Science, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the predictive value of ultrasonography (US) patterns based on the 2015 American Thyroid Association (ATA) guidelines for malignancy in atypia of undetermined significance or follicular lesion of undetermined significance (AUS/FLUS) nodules.

Methods: From January 2014 to August 2015, 133 thyroid nodules that were initially diagnosed as AUS/FLUS on fine needle aspiration (FNA) were included in this study. Each nodule was assigned a category with US patterns defined by the ATA guidelines. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003489417719472DOI Listing
September 2017
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Significance of perithyroidal lymph nodes in benign thyroid diseases.

J Med Ultrason (2001) 2018 Jan 27;45(1):81-87. Epub 2017 Jun 27.

Department of Radiological Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University Graduate School of Human Health Sciences, Tokyo, Japan.

Purpose: The incidences of perithyroidal lymph nodes (PTLNs) in benign thyroid diseases were investigated.

Methods: A total of 108 patients were divided into 36 with benign thyroid nodules, 33 with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, 14 with Graves' disease, 10 with hypothyroidism of undetermined etiology, nine with silent thyroiditis, and six with subacute thyroiditis. We assessed the relationships among PTLNs and these groups, thyroid volume, thyroid parenchyma echogenicity, and anti-thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor, anti-thyroglobulin, and anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TRAb, TgAb, and TPOAb). Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10396-017-0804-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10396-017-0804-7DOI Listing
January 2018
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as a cause of acute suppurative thyroiditis in an immunocompetent adult female.

Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2017 Apr-Jun;60(2):282-284

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

Acute suppurative thyroiditis (AST) is an uncommon condition, in the patients with preexisting thyroid disease or immunosuppression. The most common cause of AST is bacterial, and the most common bacteria are Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Escherichia coli, and Klebsiella species. Due to various complications such as septicemia, septic thrombophlebitis, necrotizing mediastinitis, or pericarditis, prompt diagnosis and treatment are the keys to reduce mortality and morbidity. Read More

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http://www.ijpmonline.org/text.asp?2017/60/2/282/208400
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0377-4929.208400DOI Listing
February 2018
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High Prevalence of Thyroid Disease and Role of Salivary Gland Scintigraphy in Patients with Xerostomia.

Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2017 Jun 24;51(2):169-177. Epub 2016 Nov 24.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine/Hospital, 130 Dongdeok-ro, Jung-gu, Daegu, Republic of Korea 700-721.

Purpose: Although Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is the most common disease causing xerostomia, autoimmune thyroid diseases can also affect the salivary glands. The aim of our study was to estimate the prevalence of thyroid diseases (TD) in subjects with symptoms of xerostomia and evaluate the efficacy of salivary gland scintigraphy (SGS) in the detection of TD in patients with SS and without SS.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the SGS findings of 173 subjects (men:women, 29:144) with symptoms of xerostomia. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13139-016-0455-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5429303PMC
June 2017
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Subacute thyroiditis causing thyrotoxic crisis; a case report with literature review.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2017 8;33:112-114. Epub 2017 Apr 8.

Bioscience Center, Goran Street, Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq; Faculty of Science and Health, Clinical Psychology Department, Koya University, Danyal Mitran Street, Koya, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Introduction: Subacute thyroiditis is a self-limited, inflammatory viral thyroid disease which presents with neck pain, usually accompanied by systemic symptoms. On the other hand, thyroid storm is a clinical condition of severe sudden hyperthyroidism accompanied by physiologic de-compensation. We presented a 29-year-old male with features of subacute thyroiditis and thyroid storm who is the third reported case managed by steroid, beta-blocker and analgesics. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S22102612173011
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.02.041DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5387892PMC
April 2017
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A case of autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I with strong positive GAD antibody titer, followed up with glucose tolerance measured by oral glucose tolerance test.

Neuro Endocrinol Lett 2017 Jan;37(8):540-542

Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

A 26-year-old Japanese woman presented with adrenal insufficiency, and treatment was started with cortisone and fludrocortisone in 1975. A few years later, she presented with hypoparathyroidism and was diagnosed with autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS I), and treatment with calcium and alfacalcidol was started. She was found to have subacute thyroiditis and relative adrenal failure in 2006. Read More

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January 2017
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Autoimmune/Inflammatory Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants and Thyroid Autoimmunity.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2016 24;7:150. Epub 2017 Jan 24.

Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel; Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel; Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair for Research of Autoimmune Diseases, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

The autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA), presented by Shoenfeld and Agmon-Levin in 2011, is an entity that incorporates diverse autoimmune conditions induced by the exposure to various adjuvants. Adjuvants are agents that entail the capability to induce immune reactions. Adjuvants are found in many vaccines and used mainly to increase the response to vaccination in the general population. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2016.00150DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5256113PMC
January 2017
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Lesson of the month 1: Subacute thyroiditis: a rare cause of fever of unknown origin.

Clin Med (Lond) 2017 Feb;17(1):86-87

Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Al Khod, Muscat, Oman.

Fever of unknown origin (FUO) is sometimes a diagnostic dilemma for clinicians. Endocrine causes reported in the literature include subacute thyroiditis, thyrotoxicosis, adrenal insufficiency and pheochromocytoma. Among these, subacute thyroiditis is often overlooked as it can occasionally lack typical symptoms. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7861/clinmedicine.17-1-86DOI Listing
February 2017
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A young man with neck pain.

Eur J Intern Med 2017 07 12;42:e5-e6. Epub 2016 Dec 12.

Nuclear Medicine, San Camillo Hospital, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2016.12.009DOI Listing
July 2017
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Subacute thyroiditis in psoriatic arthritis treated by adalimumab.

Joint Bone Spine 2017 Dec 4;84(6):745-746. Epub 2016 Nov 4.

Service de rhumatologie, hôpital Bichat, AP-HP, 46, rue Henri-Huchard, 75018 Paris, France. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbspin.2016.09.015DOI Listing
December 2017
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Unique presentation of LHON/MELAS overlap syndrome caused by m.13046T>C in MTND5.

Ophthalmic Genet 2016 12 19;37(4):419-423. Epub 2016 Feb 19.

a Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine , Charles University in Prague and General University Hospital in Prague , Czech Republic.

Background: Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) and mitochondrial encephalopathy, myopathy, lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) syndromes are mitochondrially inherited disorders characterized by acute visual failure and variable multiorgan system presentation, respectively.

Materials And Methods: A 12-year-old girl with otherwise unremarkable medical history presented with abrupt, painless loss of vision. Over the next few months, she developed moderate sensorineural hearing loss, vertigo, migraines, anhedonia and thyroiditis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13816810.2015.1092045DOI Listing
December 2016
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Hashimoto's encephalopathy mimicking Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

J Clin Neurosci 2017 Jan 13;35:72-73. Epub 2016 Oct 13.

Yale School of Medicine, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, 800 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510, United States. Electronic address:

Hashimoto's encephalopathy is a rare, imprecisely defined autoimmune neurologic syndrome associated with Hashimoto's thyroiditis that normally responds to corticosteroids. Here, we describe the case of a 55-year-old woman who presented with subacute cognitive decline and ataxia. Neoplastic, paraneoplastic, infectious, and metabolic etiologies were ruled out. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2016.09.019DOI Listing
January 2017
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Acute transverse myelitis and subacute thyroiditis associated with dengue viral infection: A case report and literature review.

Exp Ther Med 2016 Oct 22;12(4):2331-2335. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

Department of Neurology, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510150, P.R. China.

Acute transverse myelitis is a rare manifestation of dengue infection. To the best of our knowledge, only 6 cases of acute transverse myelitis as a manifestation of dengue infection have been reported thus far. The present study described a case of acute transverse myelitis complicated with subacute thyroiditis 6 days after the onset of dengue viral infection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3892/etm.2016.3604DOI Listing
October 2016
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Comparison of the therapeutic effects of prednisolone and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with subacute thyroiditis.

Endocrine 2017 Jan 29;55(1):209-214. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

Department of Metabolism & Endocrinology, Juntendo University Graduate School, Tokyo, Japan.

Subacute thyroiditis is a transient inflammatory thyroid disease of unknown etiology. The primary goal for treatment is to mitigate inflammation. The aim of this retrospective study was to compare the therapeutic effects of prednisolone and nonsteroidal anti-inflammation drugs in patients with subacute thyroiditis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-016-1122-3DOI Listing
January 2017
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de Quervain's thyroiditis: A review of experience with surgery.

Am J Otolaryngol 2016 Nov - Dec;37(6):534-537. Epub 2016 Aug 18.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Head and Neck Surgery, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY, USA. Electronic address:

Background: de Quervain's thyroiditis is an inflammatory condition of the thyroid mostly treated medically, rarely requiring surgical treatment. We intend to review the surgical experience with de Quervain's thyroiditis at a tertiary cancer center over a period of 22years.

Methods: A retrospective review of medical records from 1992 to 2014 at a tertiary cancer center was performed and all patients with a histopathological diagnosis of de Quervain's thyroiditis were included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjoto.2016.08.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5574176PMC
September 2017
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Interaction of interferon alpha therapy with thyroid function tests in the management of hepatitis C: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2016 Sep 15;10(1):253. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP, UK.

Background: Interferon alpha is a widely used therapeutic agent in the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection. Clinical thyroid disease is seen in nearly 15 % of patients receiving interferon alpha for hepatitis C virus infection. The mechanism of thyroid dysfunction with interferon alpha is either autoimmune or inflammatory. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13256-016-1028-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5025554PMC
September 2016
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Differentiating Graves' disease from subacute thyroiditis using ratio of serum free triiodothyronine to free thyroxine.

Ann Med Surg (Lond) 2016 Sep 8;10:69-72. Epub 2016 Aug 8.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand.

Background: The measurement of free thyroid hormone, instead of the total form, is more commonly used in current practice. We aimed to evaluate the usefulness of the ratio of serum free triiodothyronine (FT3, pg/mL) to free thyroxine (FT4, ng/dL) for differentiating Graves' disease from subacute thyroiditis.

Materials And Methods: Medical records of thyrotoxic patients aged >15 years who had measurement of FT3, FT4 and thyrotropin on the first diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis before initiating treatment were retrospectively reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amsu.2016.07.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4990637PMC
September 2016
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Painful thyroid nodule, a misleading presentation of subacute thyroiditis.

Acta Chir Belg 2016 Oct 18;116(5):301-304. Epub 2016 Aug 18.

a Department of Endocrinology , CHU Dinant-Godinne , Yvoir , Belgium.

Typical presentation of subacute thyroiditis (SAT) is an anterior neck pain radiating up to the jaw and ear, often associated with asthenia and fever. Biology shows hyperthyroidism and inflammation. The thyroid uptake is low at scintigraphy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00015458.2016.1147262DOI Listing
October 2016
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