Hashimoto thyroiditis

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso

Presentation

Painless enlargement of the thyroid, signs of hyperthyroidism.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

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

Case Discussion

This case shows sonographic characteristics of Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Although, diagnostic certainty was not established.

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Case Information

rID: 22169
Case created: 16th Mar 2013
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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