Acute thyroiditis due to septic emboli derived from infective endocarditis
Acute infectious thyroiditis is a rare condition of the thyroid gland, most often arising in children with congenital conditions connecting the thyroid directly to the oropharynx, such as a piriform fistula or thyroglossal duct. We report a case of acute thyroiditis due to septic emboli derived from infective endocarditis.
- acute thyroiditis
- infective endocarditis
- septic emboli
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