How is subacute thyroiditis prevented?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Stephanie L Lee, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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No medical intervention is known to prevent any form of subacute thyroiditis. Recurrent episodes in patients with recurrent subacute thyroiditis with severe symptoms can be prevented with thyroidectomy.


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