What is included in the long-term monitoring of patients with subacute lymphocytic and subacute postpartum thyroiditis?

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Stephanie L Lee, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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These conditions are sometimes associated with chronic thyroiditis. Postpartum thyroiditis usually recurs after each pregnancy. Patients should be observed routinely every 6-12 months for the development of goiter or hypothyroidism from chronic thyroiditis.


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