Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Thyroiditis Subacute Risk Factors

Risk factors for De Quervain's thyroiditis include:

  • Viral infection
  • Age 20-45
  • Female gender

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Thyroiditis Subacute References
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