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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2015, Article ID 537187, 3 pages
Case Report

Aspergillus Thyroiditis after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

1Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Hematology, Ankara, Turkey
2Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
3Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara, Turkey
4Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Ankara, Turkey

Received 28 May 2015; Accepted 26 October 2015

Academic Editor: Kazunori Nakase

Copyright © 2015 Pinar Ataca et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Aspergillus thyroiditis is a rare disorder detected in immunocompromised patients during disseminated infections. Early management is essential to prevent high mortality. A 61-year-old allogeneic stem cell male recipient presented with painful thyroid nodular enlargement. He had low TSH and low free T4 levels. The thyroid ultrasound showed a hypoechoic nodule; biopsy indicated suppurative Aspergillus thyroiditis. He was successfully treated by amphotericin B.