Hillsboro, OR
A 50-year-old female asked:

What is diminutive thyroid. right love is 3.3 x 2 cm and the left is 3.1 x 2 cm the parenchymal echotexture is heterogeneous suggesting fibrosis or chronic inflammation. what is burned out hashimotos disease?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Diminutive: Is small, Hashimoto is an autoimmune condition affecting thyroid that has resulted in scarring and overall decrease in size of the gland (burned out). Make sure you follow up with your PCP and endocrinologist in order to manage your condition.
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