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Background Of Lymphocytic Thyroiditis With Adenomatous Hyperplasia
Left side of the thyroid showed chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. mildly plethoric complexion - what does this mean?
Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is usually without pain, eventually causes hypothyroidism, but can coexist with graves hyperthyroidism. Two other forms are post partum thyroiditis and "painless" thyroiditis; transient hyper followed by ...Read more
Chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis w/nodule for the past 2yrs. The episodes are more frequent and my b/p is ↑despite meds. Can removal fix this?
Probably not: High blood pressure is not usually related to chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis (hashimoto thyroiditis). Blood pressure elevation is usually seen in "hyper-thyroidism" not "hypo-thyroidism"; the latter is hashimoto thyroiditis. So, removing the nodule will probably not affect your blood pressure. ...Read more
Benign lesion: lymphocytic infiltrates are the common form of pathology seen with inflammatory thryroiditis or Hashimotos disease of the thyroid. Unless there are complications from the enlarging mass, conservative management is usually in order. Meds in the form of levothyroxine are usually administered for the hypothyroidism that may exist. ...Read more
With subacute lymphocytic thyroiditis, is it common to have lymph node irritation during a hyper flare up?
Possible: Since most thyroiditis cases are considered of autoimmune origin and the lymph nodes are the sites of immune response, it would not be unusual to find lymph enlargement although this would not be the most obvious feature. ...Read more
Fine needle biopsy confirmed chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis but all blood work in normal ranges. Will i still possibly have symptoms?
Originally had pituitary adenoma and now discussing whether the diagnosis should have been lymphocytic hypophysitis because the MRI said hyperplasia?
I've Hashimoto's thyroiditis and low lymphocytes for 2 years. My levels are very stable and I've never had a goiter. How can I increase lymphocytes?
Low lymphocytes may: not be related to Hashimoto's, and may not need any treatment. If the lymphocytes are less than 1000/mcL then you may want to check T and B cell subsets. HIV should be checked if the CD4 T-cell count is very low. If not, and there are no recurrent infections, there is no need for treatment. Vitamin stores are full of supplements which claim to boost the immune system, but are mostly bogus. ...Read more