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Thyroid gland
Thyroiditis
Subacute thyroiditis

Reviewer: Shahidul Islam, M.D., Ph.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 7 June 2013, last major update March 2009
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Etiology
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Clinical features
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Laboratory
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Giant cells, inflammatory cells and destruction of thyroid follicles
Giant cells, inflammatory cells and destruction of thyroid follicles
Giant cells, inflammatory cells and destruction of thyroid follicles
With fibrosis
Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick
Virtual slides
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A chronic inflammatory infiltrate is observed consisting of lymphocytes, plasma cells and histiocytes
Cytology description
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Cytology images
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Syncytial cluster of epithelioid cells with oval nuclei
Large multi-nucleated giant cell
Multinucleated giant cells in case associated with renal cell carcinoma
Multinucleated giant cells and individual epithelial cells
Epithelioid cells and lymphocytes
Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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