ea0050p403 | Thyroid | SFEBES2017
, Syed Akheel
Background: Subacute thyroiditis is a self-limited inflammatory thyroid disorder with a triphasic clinical course of thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, and return to euthyroidism. Whilst glucocorticoid (GC) treatment is advocated for managing moderate-to-severe symptoms, the ideal initiating dose and titration regime is unclear. Traditionally, doses of up to 40 mg of prednisolone have been used. More recently, to minimize adverse effects, a 15 mg initiation dose of ...