Thyroid failure due to Other Causes

Thyroid failure due to Other Causes

Thyroid failure due to Other Causes

Thyroid failure due to Other Causes

Thyroid ablation Radiation or Surgery: Graves’, toxic nodular goiter,External Beam: Hodgkins, head and neck tumors aplastic anemia,Leukemia.

Drugs: Lithium, interferon, tyrosine kinase inhibitors, Amiodarone

Infiltrative disorders: Reidel’s, Amyloidosis, Sarcoid, Hemochromatosis, Scleroderma, Cystinosis, AIDS ( pneumocystsis infection ) thyroid lymphoma

Toxic cigarettes industrial and environmental agents

Genetic variants  Lingual thyroid

 

Image of female with woody hard goiter due to Reidel’s.

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