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ea0003p289 | Thyroid | BES2002

A cluster of cases of subacute thyroiditis in North East England

Craig F , Frewin S , Perros P

Several cases of subacute thyroiditis were noted over the autumn and winter period of 2000-1 in one endocrine referral centre. This study was undertaken to determine if the incidence of subacute thyroiditis was different from the previous year, whether a seasonal clustering had occurred and whether a specific viral pathogen was responsible.A diagnosis of subacute thyroididits was made if the patient had evidence of transient hyperthyroidism or biphasic ...