In this first of four videos demonstrating ultrasound technique in patients with thyroid disease, radiologist Jill Langer, MD, and endocrinologist Susan Mandel, MD, examine a patient with viral (or subacute) thyroiditis. A rare form of thyroiditis associated with upper respiratory infection, viral thyroiditis causes pain in the thyroid. Drs. Langer and Mandel reveal the classic signs of subacute thyroiditis by comparison to a normal thyroid.
To view other parts of this program:
Part 2: Ultrasound Demonstration with Patient Volunteers: Graves Disease
Part 3: Ultrasound Demonstration with Patient Volunteers: Post-Thyroidectomy Lymph Node Evaluation
Part 4: Ultrasound Demonstration with Patient Volunteers: The Stations of the Neck