An unusual form of Riedel's thyroiditis: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Fontaine2005AnUF,
  title={An unusual form of Riedel's thyroiditis: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Sebastien Fontaine and F Gaches and Laurence Lamant and Mich{\`e}le Uzan and Antoine Bennet and Philippe J. Caron},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={85-8}
}
We report the case of a 36-year old woman with a history of long-term fever associated with a biologic inflammatory syndrome that was not corrected by several courses of corticosteroid treatment. The only remarkable result during previous investigations was the presence of a positive Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) serology. Clinical examination revealed an heterogenous thyroid with a nodule on the right lobe. Serum thyrotropin (TSH) concentration was normal. The levels of antiperoxidase antibodies… CONTINUE READING
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