Thyroid storm induced by strangulation

Jesús I. Ramírez, Patrizio Petrone, Eric J. Kuncir, Juan A. Asensio

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Abstract

Thyroid storm most often occurs in patients with known thyrotoxicosis. This report discusses a severe case of thyroid storm developing as a direct result of strangulation in a patient without a preexisting history of thyroid disease. Classification and treatment of this entity are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)608-610
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Volume97
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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