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Subacute Thyroiditis (Thyroiditis, De Quervain) Summary

Description: Spontaneously remitting inflammatory condition of the THYROID GLAND, characterized by FEVER; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; SORE THROAT; severe thyroid PAIN; and an enlarged damaged gland containing GIANT CELLS. The disease frequently follows a viral infection.

Also Known As: Thyroiditis, De Quervain; Granulomatous Thyroiditis; Thyroiditis, Subacute; Giant Cell Thyroiditis; Subacute Nonsuppurative Thyroiditis Show All >>

Networked: 343 relevant articles (15 outcomes, 15 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Subacute Thyroiditis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antibodies : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 31 results : IBA
  2. Prednisolone (Predate) : 2 outcomes in 20 results : FDA 55 Generic
  3. Glucocorticoids : 2 outcomes in 5 results : IBA
  4. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  5. Iodine : 1 outcome 3 studies in 41 results : IBA
  6. Hormones : 1 outcome 1 study in 25 results : IBA
  7. Thyroglobulin : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results : FDA 2
  8. Ipodate (Bilimin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 2
  9. Antithyroid Agents (Antithyroid Drugs) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  10. Technetium (Technetium 99m) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Subacute Thyroiditis

  1. Graves Disease (Basedow Disease)
  2. Hyperthyroidism
  3. Thyroiditis
  4. Thyrotoxicosis
  5. Autoimmune Thyroiditis (Lymphomatous Thyroiditis)
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Key Therapies for Subacute Thyroiditis

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes in 3 results
  2. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  3. Thyroidectomy : 3 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
  5. Radiotherapy : 2 results
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