hrp0089p3-p385 | Thyroid P3 | ESPE2018
, Jorch Norbert
, Hamelmann Eckard
Introduction: Subacute thyroiditis or De Quervains Thyroiditis is a self-limited inflammatory thyroid disease that is considered to be caused by a viral infection. Its incidence during the first decade of life is extremely rare. During the acute phase of the disease which lasts 2 to 6 weeks, the inflammatory process results in a temporary release of thyroid hormone with biochemical hyperthyroidism with or without symptoms. This phase is followed by a period with failing ...