Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2018 Jun 1:3489418781169. Epub 2018 Jun 1.
1 Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
Objectives: Transient hyperthyroidism has been documented following surgical manipulation or direct trauma to the normal thyroid gland. This has best been studied in patients following parathyroidectomy and also reported following trauma to the neck, strangulation, and vigorous palpation of the thyroid gland. It has not previously been reported following a thyroid ultrasound. Read More