Chronic Lymphocytic thyroiditis refers to:

# Chronic Lymphocytic thyroiditis refers to:
a) Tuberculous thyroiditis 
b) Hashimoto's thyroiditis
c) Dequervain's thyroiditis 
d) Riedel's thyroiditis

The correct answer is B. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis.

Hashmimoto's thyroiditis:
• Most common type of thyroiditis
• Autoimmune; raised titres of thyroid antibodies.
• Mild hyperthyroidism may be present initially but hypothyroidism is inevitable.
• Characteristic 'bosselated' feel with soft, rubbery or firm in consistency; Hurthle cells present.

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