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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018
Lithium Induced Goitre
Abstract: Lithium is a well known anti-psychotic drug given mostly in bi-polar affective disorder. During lithium therapy, thyroid dysfunction, parathyroid dysfunction, renal tubular dysfunction, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus and cardiac toxicity can occur. Among these disorders, thyroid disorder is the most common one. Here we are presenting a case of lithium induced goitre.
Keywords: lithium, goitre, hypothyroidism
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,
Pages: 926 - 927