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Thyroiditis and Other More Unusual Forms of Hyperthyroidism

WithShon E. Meek, Robert C. Smallridge

Subacute thyroiditis is a painful, inflammatory thyroid condition associated with thyrotoxicosis. In the past, it has also been called granulomatous thyroiditis, giantcell thyroiditis, noninfectious thyroiditis, acute nonsuppurative thyroiditis, and de Quervain’s thyroiditis.