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Acute infectious thyroiditis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 E06.0
ICD-9 245.0
DiseasesDB 34307
MeSH D013969

Acute infectious thyroiditis is a rare form of thyroiditis [1] directly caused by an infection (usually bacterial).

Although acute infection is rarely present in clinically significant thyroiditis, many other types of thyroiditis have a granulomatous or autoimmune pathophysiology, indicating that there may be a relationship between the condition and a prior infection.

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