Fungal Thyroiditis: An Overview

  title={Fungal Thyroiditis: An Overview},
  author={Luciano Z Goldani and Alexandre Prehn Zavascki and Ana L. L. M. Maia},
The authors review the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of fungal thyroiditis cases previously reported in the medical literature. Aspergillus was by far the most common cause of fungal thyroiditis. Immunocompromised patients, such as those with leukemia, lymphoma, autoimmune diseases, and organ-transplant patients on pharmacological immunosuppression were particularly at risk. Fungal thyroiditis was diagnosed at autopsy as part of disseminated infection in a… CONTINUE READING


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