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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29066492/granulomatous-thyroiditis-a-case-report-and-literature-review
#1
Darshan P Trivedi, Ramesh Bhagat, Yukihiro Nakanishi, Alun Wang, Krzysztof Moroz, Nadja K Falk
BACKGROUND: Granulomatous disease in the thyroid gland has been linked to viral, bacterial and autoimmune etiologies. The most common granulomatous disease of the thyroid is subacute granulomatous thyroiditis, which is presumed to have a viral or post-viral inflammatory cause. Bacterial etiologies include tuberculosis, actinomycosis, and nocardiosis, but are extremely rare. Disseminated actinomycosis and nocardiosis more commonly affect organ-transplant patients with the highest susceptibility within the first year after transplant surgery...
September 2017: Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28836049/endoscopic-electrocauterization-of-pyriform-sinus-fistula
#2
Hajime Ishinaga, Masayoshi Kobayashi, Kazuya Qtsu, Kohei Nishida, Hiroshi Sakaida, Masako Kitano, Satoshi Nakamura, Kazuki Chiyonobu, Kazuhiko Takeuchi
To determine the efficacy of endoscopic electrocauterization for pyriform sinus fistula (PSF) using a flexible Bugbee cautery electrode. From 2009 to 2016, a total of eight patients with acute suppurative thyroiditis or cervical abscess secondary to PSF were retrospectively registered in our study (three males, five females; median age 6.5 years). All patients underwent endoscopic electrocauterization as treatment for PSF. Six of eight patients had no recurrence after the initial endoscopic electrocauterization of PSF...
November 2017: European Archives of Oto-rhino-laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28781832/acute-suppurative-thyroiditis-caused-by-streptococcus-agalactiae-infection-a-case-report
#3
Nobuhiro Akuzawa, Toru Yokota, Tsukasa Suzuki, Masahiko Kurabayashi
Acute suppurative thyroiditis is a serious disease; therefore, its diagnosis in the acute phase is important. Fine needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid gland plays a pivotal role in the diagnosis of acute suppurative thyroiditis. Appropriate culture technique and optimal imaging modalities are also important for its diagnosis.
August 2017: Clinical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28631657/citrobacter-freundii-as-a-cause-of-acute-suppurative-thyroiditis-in-an-immunocompetent-adult-female
#4
Gursimran Kaur Mohi, Priya Datta, Jagdish Chander, Arjun Das
Acute suppurative thyroiditis (AST) is an uncommon condition, in the patients with preexisting thyroid disease or immunosuppression. The most common cause of AST is bacterial, and the most common bacteria are Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Escherichia coli, and Klebsiella species. Due to various complications such as septicemia, septic thrombophlebitis, necrotizing mediastinitis, or pericarditis, prompt diagnosis and treatment are the keys to reduce mortality and morbidity. Here, we describe a case of a 40-year-old female with AST caused by Citrobacter freundii...
April 2017: Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28625178/endoscopic-electrocautery-and-fibrin-obliteration-of-an-acutely-complicated-pyriform-fossa-sinus-tract-in-a-septuagenarian
#5
R Heyes, A G Aulakh, R K Lingam, T Tatla
BACKGROUND: Pyriform fossa sinus tracts classically present with neck abscess, recurrent infections and suppurative thyroiditis in children; acute presentation in a geriatric patient is rare. METHODS: Case report and Medline literature review. CASE REPORT: A 79-year-old female presented with a left-sided neck mass and severe odynophagia of 3 days' duration. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a large-volume, loculated fluid collection extending throughout the deep spaces of the neck on the left, within and around the thyroid gland capsule...
October 2017: Journal of Laryngology and Otology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28555254/successful-antifungal-combination-therapy-and-surgical-approach-for-aspergillus-fumigatus-suppurative-thyroiditis-associated-with-thyrotoxicosis-and-review-of-published-reports
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S Nicolè, M Lanzafame, A Cazzadori, M Vincenzi, F Mangani, C Colato, G El Dalati, P Brazzarola, E Concia
In immunocompromised patients, Aspergillus infections are important causes of morbidity and mortality. We describe a patient with cryoglobulinemic vasculitis who developed disseminated invasive aspergillosis with thyrotoxicosis caused by Aspergillus fumigatus. The diagnosis was based upon radiological, microbiological and pathological findings. The patient was treated successfully with voriconazole and caspofungin treatment followed by total thyroidectomy. We provide an overview of published reports on Aspergillus thyroiditis with an emphasis on therapeutic approaches...
May 29, 2017: Mycopathologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28469851/acute-suppurative-thyroiditis-in-infected-thyroid-cyst-in-an-adult-patient-under-hemodialysis
#7
Hiroyuki Igarashi, Hiroshi Yoshino, Mai Hijikata, Naoki Kumashiro, Yasuyo Ando, Hiroshi Uchino, Kumiko Tsuboi, Takahisa Hirose
Acute suppurative thyroiditis (AST) accompanied by an abscess is a rare clinical case. Hemodialysis patients are at risk for infections. Sepsis mortality was from 100 to 300 times higher for chronic dialysis patients than that for the general public. Thus, special care should be taken against infection in patients under hemodialysis.
May 2017: Clinical Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28439430/mistakes-in-ultrasound-diagnosis-of-superficial-lymph-nodes
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REVIEW
Ewa J Białek, Wiesław Jakubowski
The article discusses basic mistakes that can occur during ultrasound imaging of superficial lymph nodes. Ultrasound is the first imaging method used in the diseases of superficial organs and tissues, including lymph nodes. The causes of mistakes can be either dependent or independent of the performing physician. The first group of mistakes includes inappropriate interpretation of images of anatomical structures, while the latter group includes, among other things, similar ultrasound images of different pathologies...
March 2017: Journal of Ultrasonography
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28337674/painful-hashimoto-s-thyroiditis-myth-or-reality
#9
REVIEW
M Rotondi, V Capelli, P Locantore, A Pontecorvi, L Chiovato
Neck pain is a common complain, being in most cases due to non-thyroidal causes. However, a minority of patients suffer from painful thyroid diseases. Among them, sub-acute thyroiditis (SAT) is the most frequent one. Rare thyroid-related causes of neck pain include hemorrhage within a thyroid nodule as well as Riedel's thyroiditis and suppurative thyroiditis. In the last 30 years, a few cases of a painful variant of Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) have been described. Biochemical, ultrasound, and histologic features were clearly suggestive for HT in all of the published cases and definitely ruled out the diagnosis of SAT...
August 2017: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28267139/a-diabetic-patient-with-suppurative-thyroiditis-due-to-salmonella-enterica-complicated-by-acute-kidney-injury
#10
Aleksandra Hernik, Ewelina Szczepanek-Parulska, Bogusz Falkowski, Hanna Komarowska, Michał Drews, Marek Ruchała
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 28, 2017: Polish Archives of Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27988042/endoscopic-electrocauterization-for-congenital-pyriform-sinus-fistula-treatment-in-paediatrics-case-series
#11
Giselle Cuestas, Flavia Doormann, Verónica Rodríguez, Patricio Bellia Munzón, Gastón Bellia Munzón
Pyriform sinus fistulas are rare anomalies of the branchial arches. Most of them are located on the left side. They extend from the apex of the pyriform sinus of the hypopharynx to the thyroid gland or adjacent tissues. The diagnosis is suspected in the presence of acute suppurative thyroiditis or recurrent cervical abscesses, and is confirmed by endoscopic visualization of the fistula hole. The traditional treatment consists of excision of the fistulous tract, with or without thyroid lobectomy, by cervical approach...
December 14, 2016: Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27876733/-a-rare-observation-of-intralaryngeal-aberrant-goiter
#12
G A Gadzhimirzaev, A M Shakhnazarov, R G Gadzhimirzaeva
This paper was designed to report a rare observation of intralaryngeal aberrant goiter associated with goiter of the main thyroid tissue and chronic suppurative otitis media complicated by the polyp that causes occlusion of the auditory passage. The histomorphological investigation of the material harvested intraoperatively following rehabilitation of the purulent focus in the middle ear and the removal of the tumour from the inside of the right vestibular fold confirmed the diagnosis of colloid goiter.
2016: Vestnik Otorinolaringologii
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27852415/-the-diagnosis-and-treatment-for-pyriform-sinus-fistula-in-children
#13
T Liu, Z Wen, Q F Liang, F Liu, Z Wang, J K Liang
Objective: To discuss the diagnosis and management for pyriform sinus fistula in children. Methods: Eight cases of pyriform sinus fistula admitted in Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center from May 2013 to August 2015 were retrospectively analyzed. The median age at onset was 54 months (range from 11 months to 12 years). All 8 cases presented recurrent neck infection (typical of redness, swelling, heat and pain) and 2 accompanied with acute suppurative thyroiditis. The diagnosis was confirmed by the preoperative barium esophagography combined with neck computed tomography scan (plain scan, enhancement and reconstruction)...
October 25, 2016: Zhonghua Yi Xue za Zhi [Chinese medical journal]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27628180/a-fatal-case-of-severe-neck-abscess-due-to-a-third-branchial-cleft-fistula-morphologic-and-immunohistochemical-analyses
#14
Fang Tong, Yue Liang, Muhammad Fasahat Khan, Lin Zhang, Wenhe Li, Mohammed Mahmoodurrahman, Yiwu Zhou
BACKGROUND: Branchial cleft anomalies constitute a frequently encountered and commonly non-lethal disease in otolaryngology, and result from aberrant embryonic development. The third branchial cleft fistula is one of the four known specific types of branchial cleft anomalies, and always presents as recurrent neck abscess and suppurative thyroiditis. Here, we report an unexpected death due to severe neck infection following a third branchial cleft fistula. CASE PRESENTATION: A 19-year-old man was sent to the hospital with a 1-week history of recurrent left-sided neck abscess, and was scheduled for incision and drainage of the abscess...
September 15, 2016: Diagnostic Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27560953/submucosal-abscess-of-the-esophagus-caused-by-piriform-sinus-fistula-treated-with-transoral-video-laryngoscopic-surgery
#15
Satoshi Koyama, Kazunori Fujiwara, Tsuyoshi Morisaki, Takahiro Fukuhara, Katsuyuki Kawamoto, Hiroya Kitano, Hiromi Takeuchi
Piriform sinus fistula (PSF) is a rare branchial anomaly that causes repetitive acute suppurative thyroiditis or deep neck abscess. The definitive treatment of PSF is open neck surgery. However, such surgery has a cosmetic problem and a high risk of recurrence. Furthermore, identifying the fistula is difficult due to previous repetitive infections. We report a case of esophageal submucosal abscess caused by PSF treated with endoscopic mucosal incision. The patient underwent transoral video laryngoscopic surgery (TOVS), and endoscopy as well as fluoroscopy revealed complete closure of PSF without any complication...
2016: ORL; Journal for Oto-rhino-laryngology and its related Specialties
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27240509/ktp-laser-assisted-endoscopic-tissue-fibrin-glue-biocauterization-for-congenital-pyriform-sinus-fistula-in-children
#16
Yun-Chen Huang, Steve Shinn-Forng Peng, Wei-Chung Hsu
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to assess the efficacy of a novel endoscopic management for congenital pyriform sinus fistula (CPSF) using potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP) laser assisted endoscopic tissue fibrin glue biocauterization in children. METHOD: From 2010 to 2014, a total of 5 children with recurrent or acute suppurative thyroiditis or neck abscess secondary to CPSF were enrolled retrospectively in this study. RESULTS: Mean age at the first time of endoscopic biocauterization was 6...
June 2016: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26762349/acute-suppurative-thyroiditis-secondary-to-urinary-tract-infection-by-e-coli-a-rare-clinical-scenario
#17
Supriya Sen, Pooja Ramakant, Mazhuvanchary Jacob Paul, Anne Jennifer
A 60-year-old woman with diabetes and symptomatic urinary tract infection presented to us with a painful neck swelling for 2 weeks. We discuss diagnostic and management issues in acute suppurative thyroiditis caused by Escherichia coli.
January 13, 2016: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26725753/thyroglossal-duct-surgery-sistrunk-procedure
#18
C-A Righini, A Hitter, E Reyt, I Atallah
Midline cysts of the neck are the most common congenital malformations of the neck. They arise along the thyroglossal duct. The presence of a fistula is the result of either spontaneous (suppuration) or surgical fistulisation (simple incision or incomplete excision). The cyst and/or fistula are located between the base of the tongue and the thyroid gland, predominantly adjacent to the hyoid bone. This midline site can be explained by embryological development of the thyroid gland. Treatment is surgical. Many techniques have been described, but Sistrunck procedure (described in 1920), based on embryological studies, remains the reference technique with a recurrence rate of less than 3%, provided surgery is performed correctly, comprising resection of the body of the hyoid...
April 2016: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26640727/aspergillus-thyroiditis-after-allogeneic-hematopoietic-stem-cell-transplantation
#19
Pinar Ataca, Erden Atilla, Pelin Saracoglu, Gulden Yilmaz, Sinem Civriz Bozdag, Selami Kocak Toprak, Meltem Kurt Yuksel, Koray Ceyhan, Pervin Topcuoglu
Aspergillus thyroiditis is a rare disorder detected in immunocompromised patients during disseminated infections. Early management is essential to prevent high mortality. A 61-year-old allogeneic stem cell male recipient presented with painful thyroid nodular enlargement. He had low TSH and low free T4 levels. The thyroid ultrasound showed a hypoechoic nodule; biopsy indicated suppurative Aspergillus thyroiditis. He was successfully treated by amphotericin B.
2015: Case Reports in Hematology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26491476/open-and-endoscopic-management-of-fourth-branchial-pouch-sinus-our-experience
#20
Pavai Arunachalam, Venkatraman Vaidyanathan, Palaninathan Sengottan
Introduction Acute suppurative neck infections associated with third or fourth branchial arch fistulas are frequently recurrent. Third and fourth branchial arch anomalies are much less common and usually present with recurrent left thyroid lobe abscesses. Objectives The authors present their experience in treating such cases that were observed exclusively in children. Methods The study involved performing a retrospective review of five cases in PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research. All cases were evaluated radiologically and with Direct Rigid hypopharyngoscopy...
October 2015: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
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