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what is enalarged thyroid with diffuse parenchymal desease?

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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Several possibilitie: Multiple disorders can cause such a picture on ultrasound: acute suppurative thyroiditis subacute granulomatous thyroiditis hashimoto's thyroiditis (chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis) adenomatous or colloid goiter painless (silent) thyroiditis generally, it's not necessary to biopsy to distinguish the etiology, and treatment is most often available. Check w/your doctor.
Answered on Jul 19, 2018
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