Thyroid crises.

  title={Thyroid crises.},
  author={Laurence A Gavin},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={75 1},
In the setting of characteristic features of thyrotoxicosis, the timely diagnosis and aggressive management of thyroid storm should result in a successful outcome. However, severe storm may lead to irreversible cardiovascular collapse, especially in the older patient who may have atypical features of thyrotoxicosis. The fundamental approach is prompt and optimal treatment in the emergency department once the presenting clinical features suggest its presence. Delay in the introduction of therapy… CONTINUE READING


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