Thyroid cancer mimicking thyroiditis

Authors

  • R. F. van der Sluis MD,

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    1. Department of General Surgery, University Hospital St. Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    • Department of General Surgery. University Hospital St. Radboud, P.O. Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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  • Th. Wobbes MD,

    1. Department of General Surgery, University Hospital St. Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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  • F. J. Schoots MD

    1. Department of General Surgery, University Hospital St. Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Abstract

Two patients with thyroid cancer, who presented with clinical and biochemical features of subacute thyroiditis, are reported, Confusion in diagnosis delayed therapy from 3 to 8 months. The relation between thyroiditis and thyroid cancer is discussed.

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