W. C. THOMAS JR., M.D., F.A.C.P.; R. M. ANDERSON, M.D.; M. J. JURKIEWICZ, M.D.; J. D. ARAUJO, M.D.; R. M. BLIZZARD, M.D.
Thyroiditis, long recognized as a clinical entity, may develop in association with or as a complication of a variety of infections, after exposure to certain physical agents, and also without apparent predisposing cause (1). The recent increase in the reported incidence of thyroiditis is unexplained (2), but an enhanced awareness on the part of physicians together with more definitive diagnostic procedures may account in part for the current, frequent recognition of the disorder. Although the clinical and laboratory manifestations of thyroiditis vary considerably, these data often correlate well with the type and severity of the inflammatory process affecting the thyroid
THOMAS WC, ANDERSON RM, JURKIEWICZ MJ, ARAUJO JD, BLIZZARD RM. Clinical Studies in Thyroiditis. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:808–818. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-5-808
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