n South African Journal of Surgery - thyroiditis : a case report and review of the literature : case report

Volume 51, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Thyroid abscesses are rare, and is the main causative organism. Abscesses caused by other organisms are even rarer. This report describes a case of thyroiditis in an HIV-positive patient. Fine-needle aspiration cytology was performed and sp. were cultured. The patient was successfully treated with antibiotics and incision and drainage.

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