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False about De Quervain’s Thyroiditis (AIIMS May 11)



A Pain
B Increased ESR

C Increased RAIU
D Fever

Ans. C

Increased radioactive iodine uptake

Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis

(De Quervain’s thyroiditis or viral thyroiditis).

Clinical manifestations:

1). Painful and enlarged thyroid, fever

2). There may be features of thyrotoxicosis or hypothyroidism, depending on the phase of the illness.

Laboratory evaluation

1). High ESR

2). Low radioiodine uptake.

3). TLC may be increased

4). Thyroid antibodies are negative.

Treatment:

1). Analgesic

2). Usually it regresses spontaneously

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