Hashimoto thyroiditis

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert

Presentation

This 48-year old male patient was sent for ultrasound of the thyroid gland because of hypothyroidism.

Patient Data

Age: 48
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Ultrasound reveals
- hypoechoic thyroid gland with coarse or "micronodular" echotexture of the gland
- color doppler imaging reveals augmentation of the vascularity of the gland

Case Discussion

Hashimoto thyroiditis

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Case information

rID: 11061
Case created: 13th Oct 2010
Last edited: 6th Oct 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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