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Thyroiditis is the inflammation of the thyroid gland. The inflamed thyroid gland can release an excess of thyroid hormones into the blood stream, resulting in a temporary hyperthyroid state. Some forms of thyroiditis can be diagnosed based on tenderness and enlargement of the thyroid gland. A thyroid scan sometimes is used in making the diagnosis. Thyroiditis can also be diagnosed with a biopsy of the thyroid gland.

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Terms related to Thyroiditis:

  • Postpartum Thyroiditis
  • Silent Thyroiditis
  • Subacute Thyroiditis
  • Thyroiditis, Postpartum
  • Thyroiditis, Silent
  • Thyroiditis, Subacute