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Tuberculous thyroiditis cured by drug therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6798679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 73-year-old patient suffering from evolutive nodular goiter, free of other local complaints or changes in the general status is presented. A diagnosis of tuberculous thyroiditis with hypothyroidism is reached. This diagnosis is justified by the antecedents of the patient, positive IDR, low iodine uptake, characteristic scintigraphic and echographic picture of the thyroid. Following a treatment with tuberculostatics, potassium iodide and controlled life regimen for a year, thyroiditis was cured as proved by scintigraphic and echographic evidence, and normal iodine uptake and PBI.
S M Milcu; T Spandonide; A Saim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinologie     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0253-1801     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocrinologie     Publication Date:    1981 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-03-13     Completed Date:  1982-03-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7509386     Medline TA:  Endocrinologie     Country:  ROMANIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hydrazines / therapeutic use*
Potassium Iodide / therapeutic use
Streptomycin / therapeutic use*
Thyroiditis / drug therapy*,  radionuclide imaging
Tuberculosis, Endocrine / drug therapy*,  radionuclide imaging
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hydrazines; 57-92-1/Streptomycin; 7681-11-0/Potassium Iodide

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