Human genes for subacute thyroiditis
Subacute thyroiditis [DOID:7165]
Subacute thyroiditis is a form of thyroiditis that can be a cause of both thyrotoxicosis and hypothyroidism. It is uncommon and can affect individuals of both sexes and all ages. It manifests as a sudden and painful enlargement of the thyroid gland accompanied with fever, malaise and muscle aches. Some have suggested that its cause might be viral in origin.
Synonyms: subacute thyroiditis, DOID:7165, De Quervain's thyroiditis, Giant-cell thyroiditis, Granulomatous thyroiditis ...