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Atypical presentation of subacute thyroiditis.
  1. T Geva,
  2. R Theodor
  1. Department of Pediatrics B, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel.


    Subacute thyroiditis is extremely rare during the first decade of life. We describe a case of subacute thyroiditis in a 2 year old child whose initial clinical, sonographic, and radioisotopic features were indistinguishable from acute suppurative thyroiditis. The diagnosis was established by a raised antibody titre against adenovirus and typical increased thyroid function tests.

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