Thyroiditis (cont.)

Subacute thyroiditis

Symptoms are the same as in postpartum and silent thyroiditis, but the inflammation in the thyroid leads to pain in the neck, jaw, or ear. Unlike the other types of thyroiditis, subacute thyroiditis may be caused by an infection.

Thyroid Gland - Thyroiditis
Thyroid Gland - Thyroiditis

SOURCE: U.S. Thyroid Disease.

Last Editorial Review: 7/16/2012

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