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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (2021) | Physician Assistant (PA) School Study Aid


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Subacute Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
Etiology
Drugs
Autoimmune Disorders
Postpartum Thyroiditis
Clinical Features
Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism
Painless Thyroid
Diagnosis
Thyroid Function Tests
Elevated ESR
Decreased Radioactive Iodine Uptake (RAIU)
Lymphocytic Infiltrate
Treatment
Beta Blockers
Levothyroxine
Avoid Antithyroid Drugs
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Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
Symptoms
Hypothyroidism with Bouts of Hyperthyroidism
Enlarged, Nontender Thyroid
Mechanism
Autoimmune
Anti-Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO)
Anti-Thyroglobulin
Lab Findings
Hurthle Cells
Lymphoid Follicles
Associations
HLA-DR5 and HLA-DR3
Increased Risk Of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
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Subacute Thyroiditis Pathophysiology
Characteristics
Self-Limiting
Triphasic Response
Thyrotoxic Phase
Thyrotoxic Phase
Damaged Follicular Cells Release Pre-formed Colloid
2-8 Weeks
Hypothyroid Phase
Hypothyroid Phase
Decreased Thyroid Hormone Synthesis
2-8 Weeks
Euthyroid Phase
Euthyroid Phase
Thyroid Gland Recovery
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Subacute Granulomatous Thyroiditis (de Quervain)
Etiology
Viral Upper Respiratory Infection
Presentation
Tender Thyroid
Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism
Diagnosis
Thyroid Function Tests
Elevated ESR
Decreased Radioactive Iodine Uptake (RAIU)
Multinucleated Giant Cells
Management
Beta Blockers
NSAIDs
Avoid Antithyroid Drugs
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