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Abstract Title:

Subacute thyroiditis following influenza vaccine (Vaxigrip) in a young female.

Abstract Source:

Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2006 Jun ;22(6):297-300. PMID: 16793568

Abstract Author(s):

Jeng-Yueh Hsiao, Shih-Chieh Hsin, Ming-Chia Hsieh, Pi-Jung Hsia, Shyi-Jang Shin

Article Affiliation:

Jeng-Yueh Hsiao

Abstract:

Subacute thyroiditis (SAT), also called de Quervain thyroiditis or granulomatous thyroiditis, is a self-limiting, possibly viral, and inflammatory thyroid disorder that is usually associated with thyroid pain and systemic symptoms. This report details a case of SAT possibly associated with influenza vaccine (Vaxigrip) in a young female. The diagnosis, therapeutic management and outcome are discussed.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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