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Thyroiditis

Thyroiditis

Thyroiditis is the inflammation of the thyroid gland. It is caused by staphylococcic, streptococcic, or other infection with pus and abscess formation, and progression to the subacute stage.


References
Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Stedman's Medical Dictionary. 24th edition. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1982.