Which physical findings are characteristic of subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Stephanie L Lee, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Patients present with a nonpainful thyroid enlargement and elevated thyroid hormone levels. This condition must be distinguished from Graves thyrotoxicosis because antithyroid medication is not indicated in this temporary condition.


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