Primary idiopathic hypothyroidism with thyroid atrophy

Primary idiopathic hypothyroidism with thyroid atrophy (or Ord disease) is one of the causes of hypothyroidism. Some authors consider this entity as being on the same spectrum as Hashimoto disease while others consider it as distinct entities.

Radiographic features

Ultrasound

The thyroid gland may appear atrophic.

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Article information

rID: 23475
System: Head & Neck
Tags: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Ord disease
  • Primary hypothyroidism with thyroid atrophy
  • Ord's disease

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