International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Study Papers | Emergency Medicine | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022


Thyroid Storm: A Case Report

Kishor Kalsaria | Mehul Gajjar


Abstract: Background: Thyroid storm is an endocrine emergency which occurs in patients of hyperthyroidism. As diagnosis is primarily a clinical emergency physician should be aware of clinical presentation of thyroid storm. Case presentation: A young male patient who was known case of hyperthyroidism and family history of hypothyroidism with history of omission of antithyroid drug due to abdominal pain associated with previous enteric fever presented with clinical features of thyroid storm. A prompt clinical diagnosis was made and treated accordingly. Summary: Emergency physician should be aware of clinical presentation of thyroid storm as diagnosis is clinical and it is important for prompt management. Patient education about precipitating factors and compliance to drug is equally important for prevention of thyroid storm.


Keywords: Thyroid toxicosis


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,


Pages: 82 - 84


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