Antithyroid drug-induced agranulocytosis.

  • Lee, Liang
  • Published 1999 in
    Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za…
Thyrotoxicosis is a common endocrine disorder. Antithyroid drug therapy is the standard treatment for this disease, especially in young women of reproductive age. A serious side effect of antithyroid drug use, however, is agranulocytosis. We report on two patients with antithyroid drug-induced agranulocytosis. Both patients presented with fever and severe… CONTINUE READING