thyrotoxicosis

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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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