hrp0084p3-1220 | Thyroid | ESPE2015

Transient Hyperthyroidism Associated with a Thyroid Nodule

Pieck Alejandro Vargas , Fernandez Diego Yeste , Pontnou Marta Garrido , Leon Maria Clemente , Martorell Ariadna Campos , Lezcano Antonio Carrascosa

Introduction: Developing an acute onset thyroid nodule is rare in children and usually associates with infectious or neoplastic disease; when linked to hyperthyroidism, the most likely diagnosis is toxic adenoma.Clinical description: 9-year-old boy with no relevant medical history was seen at the emergency department for acute cervical pain and tumor involving the left thyroid lobe with no inflammatory signs or history of trauma. Physical examination rev...