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Acute suppurative Thyroiditis

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Author(s): Mostafavi F | Rabbani A | Bastan Hagh MH

Journal: Iranian Journal of Pediatrics
ISSN 2008-2142

Volume: 3;
Issue: 11;
Start page: 245;
Date: 1990;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Acute suppurative Thyroiditis is rarely seen during childhood. Fever, a tender swollen mass over the thyroid gland and neck pain are the main clinical features of the illness. The diagnosis of acute suppurative Thyroiditis in this 2-year old boy was not difficult because of the presence of fever and toxicity. Intravenous antibiotic therapy was soon begun after hospitalization and the pus drained. The recovery was complete after one week

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