Riedel thyroiditis

Riedel thyroiditis
sclerosing thyroiditis a rare chronic type of autoimmune thyroiditis characterized by a proliferating, fibrosing, inflammatory process that involves usually one but sometimes both lobes, with adhesions to the trachea and other adjacent structures. Called also chronic fibrous, invasive fibrous, invasive, or ligneous t. and Riedel disease.

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  • Riedel's thyroiditis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 11590 ICD10 = ICD10|E|06|5|e|00 ICD9 = ICD9|245.3 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2036 MeshID = Riedel s thyroiditis, also called Riedel s struma is a chronic …   Wikipedia

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  • Riedel lobe thyroiditis (disease struma) — Rie·del lobe, thyroiditis (disease, struma) (reґdel) [Bernhard Moritz Carl Ludwig Riedel, German surgeon, 1846–1916] see under lobe and thyroiditis …   Medical dictionary

  • Riedel-Struma — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E06.5 Sonstige chronische Thyreoiditis Riedel Struma …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Riedel's disease — Rie·del s disease rēd əlz n chronic thyroiditis in which the thyroid gland becomes hard and stony and firmly attached to surrounding tissues Riedel Bernhard Moritz Karl Ludwig (1846 1916) German surgeon. Riedel was a professor of surgery at Jena …   Medical dictionary

  • Riedel — Bernhard M.C.L., German surgeon, 1846–1916. See R. disease, R. lobe, R. struma, R. thyroiditis …   Medical dictionary

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