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Acute thyroiditis due to septic emboli derived from infective endocarditis

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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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