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Thyrotoxic Crisis or Thyroid Storm : Management

AKA Hyperthyroid Crisis or Thyroid storm Presents as a life threatening exacerbation of Hyperthyroidism.Despite early recognition and treatement, mortality is still 10 % and upto 30% when presents with Hyperthermia, Cardiac failure and arrhythmia. Precipitating Factors of Thyrotoxic Crisis- Acute illness (e.g. stroke, infection, trauma, Diabetic Ketoacidosis or DKA) Surgery (especially subtotal thyroidectomy when patient […]

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Celebrity with disease: Marty Feldman had Graves’ Disease

Martin Alan “Marty” Feldman was an English comedy writer, comedian and actor. He starred in a series of British television comedy shows, including At Last the 1948 Show, and Marty which won two BAFTA awards. He also starred in several films including Young Frankenstein. His face was notable for his bulging eyes, a condition caused […]

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