Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, ISSN 1923-2861 print, 1923-287X online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 10, Number 3-4, August 2020, pages 110-112

Subacute Thyroiditis in the Course of Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Case Report


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Unenhanced chest CT; the right lung, upper lobe and lower lobe, superior segment reticulonodular density increases, ground glass opacities (arrows). CT: computed tomography.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Thyroid ultrasonography (transverse section). Patchy hypoechoic areas in the left lobe (arrow).


Table 1. Blood Results of the Patient
MeasurePretreatment1-week post-treatmentReference range
TSH: thyroid-stimulating hormone; FT4: free thyroxine; FT3: free triiodothyronine; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP: C-reactive protein.
TSH (µIU/mL)< 0.0050.1920.27 - 4.20
FT4 (ng/dL)3.611.830.93 - 1.7
FT3 (pg/mL)4.241.872 - 4.4
ESR (mm/h)80450 - 20
CRP (mg/dL)7.690.670 - 0.5
White blood cells (/µL)11,0608,1003,590 - 9,640
Neutrophils (/µL)9,1006,5001,640 - 5,950
Lymphocytes (/µL)1,5009001,120 - 3,330
Hemoglobin (g/dL)12.512.413.2 - 17.2
Platelets (/µL)325,000330,000148,000 - 339,000