Category: Thyroiditis

Silent Thyroiditis

The silent form of thyroiditis is so named because it’s tricky to diagnose and often avoids detection until symptoms become severe. It is debatable whether this is a unique …

Postpartum Thyroiditis

Postpartum thyroiditis is a general label referring to silent thyroiditis after delivery, which causes mild hyperthyroidism, and a short-lived Hashimoto’s-type of thyroiditis that causes mild hypothyroidism. Women with thyroid …

Riedels Thyroiditis

Riedel’s thyroiditis is the rarest form of thyroiditis. In this condition the thyroid gland is infiltrated by scar tissue throughout the gland, which binds it to surrounding portions of …
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