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Case Study : SARS-CoV-2-Induced Subacute Thyroiditis

This blog post explores the intriguing association between SARS-CoV-2 and Subacute Thyroiditis (SAT) through a detailed case study. The patient, a 55-year-old man, presented symptoms associated with SAT following his recent COVID-19 infection. A comprehensive diagnostic approach involving thyroid function tests, complete blood count, inflammatory markers, and thyroid ultrasound led to the diagnosis of SAT triggered by SARS-CoV-2. Despite initial non-responsiveness to aspirin, the patient’s condition improved significantly with prednisolone treatment. This case underscores the need for individualized management strategies and further research to fully understand the implications of this novel pathophysiological link.

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