Despite recent technological advancement, plain x-rays are here to stay. We still do not know everything there is on a plain x-ray. Enjoy this moment - Dr Rahman Consultant Radiologist
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Acute thyroiditis in an 11 year old girl
11 year old Indian girl presented with painful swelling of the anterior neck of 3 week's duration. Ultrasound examination showed a diffusely enlarged thyroid gland bilaterally. The echogenicity is inhomogenous with areas of hyper-echogenicity and increased vascularity. A diagnosis of acute thyroiditis was made and later confirmed with biochemical studies.