Ligneous thyroiditis

Ligneous thyroiditis --> Riedel's thyroiditis

a rare fibrous induration of the thyroid gland, with adhesion to adjacent structures, which may cause tracheal compression.

Synonym: chronic fibrous thyroiditis, ligneous struma, ligneous thyroiditis, Riedel's disease, Riedel's struma.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Ligneous_thyroiditis&oldid=52200"
First | Previous (Ligneous) | Next (Ligniferous) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.