A case report of subacute thyroiditis after influenza vaccine. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Subacute thyroiditis following influenza vaccine (Vaxigrip) in a young female.
Kaohsiung J Med Sci. 2006 Jun ;22(6):297-300. PMID: 16793568
Subacute thyroiditis (SAT), also called de Quervain thyroiditis or granulomatous thyroiditis, is a self-limiting, possibly viral, and inflammatory thyroid disorder that is usually associated with thyroid pain and systemic symptoms. This report details a case of SAT possibly associated with influenza vaccine (Vaxigrip) in a young female. The diagnosis, therapeutic management and outcome are discussed.