Massive levothyroxine ingestion. Conservative management.


The clinical course of a 29-month-old girl who was referred for evaluation after ingesting ninety 0.2-mg tablets of levothyroxine is reported. Despite an initial thyroxine (T4) level of 282 micrograms/dl and a triiodothyronine (T3) level of 1,837 ng/dl at 48 hours postingestion, her symptoms were mild and included irritability, vomiting, tremor, and… (More)



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@article{Mandel1989MassiveLI, title={Massive levothyroxine ingestion. Conservative management.}, author={Scott H Mandel and A Roy Magnusson and Bruce Burton and Jonathan R. Swanson and Stephen H Lafranchi}, journal={Clinical pediatrics}, year={1989}, volume={28 8}, pages={374-6} }