What is the role of lab testing in the diagnosis of subacute thyroiditis?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Stephanie L Lee, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Thyroid function testing will help to indicate the presence of subacute thyroiditis, as well as determine its phase. Laboratory examination may also reveal anemia, hyperglobulinemia, and leukocytosis.


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