DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

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 ...