Other Thyroid Disorders


Reidel's Thyroiditis

Riedel’s thyroiditis is a rare, chronic inflammatory disease of the thyroid gland which causes inflammation, compression and thickening and scarring of the adjacent tissues.

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De Quervain's Thyroiditis

De Quervain’s thyroiditis is a painful swelling of the thyroid gland possibly triggered by a viral infection, such as mumps or the flu. 

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The Parathyroids

The parathyroid glands are four tiny glands located just behind the thyroid gland.  They control the body’s calcium levels and produce a hormone called parathyroid hormone (PTH).

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