Adams et al graded the degree of postpartum thyroiditis based on changes seen on ultrasonography.
Patient selection: postpartum thyroiditis (PPT)
Study: ultrasonography of the thyroid
Degree of Thyroiditis
uniformly hyperechoic relative to skeletal muscle
focal hypoechogenic areas that are small and sparse with intervening areas of normal echogenicity
focal hyperechogenic areas that are more numerous and larger with intervening areas of normal echogenicity
mixed hypoechogenicity and abnormally high echogenicity
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Specialty: Endocrinology, Clinical Laboratory