hrp0089p3-p385 | Thyroid P3 | ESPE2018

Rare Case Report of Thyroiditis De Quervain in a Six Years Old Girl

Liapi Maria , Jorch Norbert , Hamelmann Eckard

Introduction: Subacute thyroiditis or De QuervainÂ’s 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 ...

hrp0094p2-464 | Thyroid | ESPE2021

Atypical presentation of acute suppurative thyroiditis in a 6 year old child.

Liapi Maria , Möllers Martin , Feldkamp Joachim , Jorch Norbert

Bacterial infection of the thyroid gland (acute suppurative thyroiditis, AST) is a very rare condition, particularly in children, as the thyroid gland is extremely resistant to infection. AST presents with painful tender mass in the anterior neck and is usually associated with fever, sore throat, dysphagia and limitation of the neck movements. In the most cases the left globe is affected. Common laboratory findings are leukocytosis, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR...