thyroiditis


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thy·roid·i·tis

 (thī′roi-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the thyroid gland.

thyroiditis

(ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the thyroid gland

thy•roid•i•tis

(ˌθaɪ rɔɪˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the thyroid gland.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thyroiditis - inflammation of the thyroid gland
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations
thyroïdite

thy·roid·i·tis

n. tiroiditis, infl. de la tiroides.

thyroiditis

n tiroiditis f; Hashimoto's — tiroiditis de Hashimoto; subacute — tiroiditis subaguda
References in periodicals archive ?
Hashimoto's disease also called Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, is an autoimmune disorder in which a person's immune system attacks the thyroid gland.
Hashimoto's disease also known as Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when the immune system attacks the body's tissues.
Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune disorder in which antibodies are directed against the thyroid gland, leading to chronic inflammation, is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States.
The aim of this study was to measure the elasticity of thyroid tissue in children and adolescents using SWE and to investigate the role of SWE in the diagnosis of autoimmune thyroiditis in childhood.
Thyroid lymphomas are usually associated with Hashimoto's thyroiditis and they develop on a background of chronic thyroiditis (2).
Maruyama et al., showed that the prevalence of thyroid carcinoma in MG may be higher than in general population and frequently coexists with chronic thyroiditis (1).
Incidence of PTC was found to be high in patients with chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. However, relationship between both these lesions could not be explained convincingly even in long term studies.
Over the past several months I have seen a number of patients who have been diagnosed as having the autoimmune illness known as Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
The indicated dose of levothyroxine resulted in satisfactory levels of the thyroid gland free hormones, and in February 2017, the patient underwent right-sided lobectomy; the histopathological findings indicated lymphocytic thyroiditis. The postoperative thyroid hormone levels in the previous therapy indicated satisfactory substitution with levothyroxine.
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism (HT) in women.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology, also obtained from an outside facility, demonstrated Hashimoto thyroiditis with no malignancy noted.