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Case 1480

Acute Suppurative Thyroiditis

Author(s)
E. Leesen, L. Janssen, M. Smet, L. Breysem
 
Patient
male, 6 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasonography of the neck

    shows a non homogeneous, hyporeflective lesion in the left thyroid gland with swelling of the surrounding soft tissues.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ultrasonography of the neck;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Unenhanced CT scan of the neck

    demonstrates an ill defined low density area in the left lobe of the thyroid gland. Infiltration of the surrounding soft tissues and slight displacement of the trachea to the right is seen. Moderate enlargement of the...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Unenhanced CT scan of the neck;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Barium swallow

    demonstrates a fistula originating from the apex of the left pyriform sinus (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Barium swallow;
     
     
shows a non homogeneous, hyporeflective lesion in the left thyroid gland with swelling of the surrounding soft tissues.
 
demonstrates an ill defined low density area in the left lobe of the thyroid gland. Infiltration of the surrounding soft tissues and slight displacement of the trachea to the right is seen. Moderate enlargement of the lymph nodes at the external jugular chain is also observed.
 
demonstrates a fistula originating from the apex of the left pyriform sinus (arrow).
 
 
 
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