Hashimoto thyroiditis

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso


Painless enlargement of the thyroid, signs of hyperthyroidism.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

Hypoechoic thyroid gland with coarse or "micronodular" echotexture of the gland. Color Doppler imaging reveals augmentation of the vascularity of the gland, called thyroid inferno.

Case Discussion

This case shows sonographic characteristics of Hashimoto thyroiditis. However diagnostic certainty was not established.

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