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2022 Sep 03

J Ultrasound Med

Ultrasound-Guided Capsular Thyroid Injection Therapy With Dexamethasone and Lidocaine Mixture for Subacute Thyroiditis: A Single-Center Study.


Huo J, Chen C, Gao D, Yang L, Qu R, Jiang H, Chen X, Guo Y, Zhu S, Ou D, Zhao L
J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Sep 03.
PMID: 36056908.


Subacute thyroiditis (SAT) is a self-limiting, inflammatory thyroid disease possibly caused by viral infection. In recent years, the incidence of SAT is increasing, especially during the pandemic of the COVID-19. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and recovery time of capsular thyroid injection therapy under ultrasound guidance for SAT.