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Acute Inflammation of the salivary glands
The parotid is the gland most commonly affected by acute suppurative sialadenitis
Acute suppurative thyroiditis
- uncommon - usually effects children - left sided prominence - acute onset with pain, thyroid swelling, fever and odyonphagia
Case: Parathyroid Adenoma
76 year old man with high calcium levels was sent for a neck ultrasound
Lymphatic malformations with large lymphatic spaces. Solitary cystic hygromas may be seen in young adults in the submandibular region and the posterior triangle. It is believed that these are usually post-traumatic rather than congenital. Present as a painle...
de Quervain's subacute thyroiditis
- Patient presents with neck pain - symptoms like fever and lethargy after URTI or viral illness - Thyroid exquisitely tender - In the acute phase patient may be thyrotoxic, followed by hypothyroidism in 2-4 months, eventually returning to euthyroid state i...
The most common cause of the acute scrotum. Usually results from a lower urinary tract infection, and is less commonly hematogenous or traumatic in origin. Peak incidence 40-50 years Classic presentation is insidious pain which increases over a period of 1-...
Is usually a direct extension of epididymal inflammation. It occurs in 20% of patients with acute epididymitis.
- The only way to distinguish a follicular carcinoma from a follicular adenoma is to demonstrate capsular and vascular invasion by histological examination of the ENTIRE specimen - It is NOT possible by imaging or FNA - Hence the use of the term "Follicular...
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