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Thyroid gland
Thyroiditis
Riedel’s thyroiditis

Reviewer: Shahidul Islam, M.D., Ph.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 7 June 2013, last major update March 2009
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Etiology
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Clinical features
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Broad bands of fibrosis with keloid like fibers
Infiltrative borders
Massive scarring and lymphohistiocytic infiltrate
Obliterating phlebitis

Images from AFIP:
Atrophic thyroid follicles
Stellate scar resembles papillary microcarcinoma
Follicles within scar are irregular
Heavy inflammatory infiltrate in venous wall
Cytology description
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Cytology images
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Spindled mesenchymal cells
Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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