Thyroid gland
Infectious thyroiditis - Tuberculous thyroiditis

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Revised: 2 May 2019

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PubMed Search: tuberculous thyroiditis

Related Topic: Infectious thyroiditis

Shahid Islam, M.D., Ph.D.
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Cite this page: Islam S. Infectious thyroiditis - Tuberculous thyroiditis. website. Accessed October 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
Clinical features
  • Associated with disseminated TB, immunosuppression or spread from cervical lymph nodes or larynx
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Caseating epithelioid granulomas
Differential diagnosis
Additional references
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