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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 340-341

Subacute thyroiditis: An uncommon cause of fever of unknown origin


Department of Endocrinology, Apollo Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, India

Correspondence Address:
Sambit Das
Department of Endocrinology, Apollo Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, Orissa
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.104083

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Subacute thyroiditis (SAT) is a self-limited, possibly viral, inflammatory thyroid disorder usually associated with thyroid pain and systemic disorder. SAT is not uncommon and can present with pyrexia of unknown origin. High index of suspicion is required and cases are managed symptomatically.


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